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China nearly finished deepening upper stretch of the Yangtze

China nearly finished deepening upper stretch of the Yangtze

Shanghai: The administration of the waterway of the Yangtze River will lift the dredging depth of the last section of the trunk of the Yangtze river, namely, Wuhu-to-Nanjing, to enable larger ships to go through.

Xiong Xuebin, head of the authority, disclosed that the dredging depth of this section will increase from 7.5 meters to 9 meters in July-September and from 6 meters to 7.5 meters in other months effective from May this year.  [03/03/09]

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