The "Kunlunshan" ship with a hull number of 998 is an amphibious dock
landing ship. With a total length of 210 m, a maximal width of 28 m and a normal
displacement of 18,500 tons, it is the surface combat ship with the biggest
tonnage in China at present. The service of this ship symbolizes the great
enhancement of the PLA Navy in projecting amphibious combat strength to the
medium and long distance sea areas. Hundreds of marines from the marine corps of
the PLA Navy will board on this ship in this maritime parade.