Jinyou-class oil tanker

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The Jinyou class oil tanker is a class of Chinese tanker that is in service with People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). A total of three units were built by Japanese Kanashashi Shipyard and entered service with PLAN between 1989 – 1990. These unarmed tankers were upgraded with Chinese radars after delivery, but remain unarmed. Specification:[1]

  • Displacement (t): 4800
  • Length (m): 99
  • Width (m): 31.8
  • Draft (m): 5.7
  • Speed (kn): 15
  • Endurance: 4000 nmi @ 9 kn
  • Propulsion: 3000 hp SEMT-Pielstick 8PC2.2L diesel x 1
  • Armament: None
  • Radar: 1 Type 756 navigational radar
  • Crew: 40

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