China's first hybrid river vessel running on diesel, gas and electricity sets sail on the Yangtze River. 

China's first hybrid river vessel sets sail on Yangtze (Video)

It helps cut emissions and protects the environment of the country's longest river. 

The hybrid ship named "New Yangtze River 26007" is 110 meters long, 19.2 meters wide, and 5.6 meters deep.

It can carry 7,000 tonnes of cargo. It's the first ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) passing through the ship lock of the Three Gorges Dam on Yangtze.