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Shipbuilders start work on 4 tugs

Update: May, 17/2013 - 11:12
Each ATD 2412 tug measures 24.74 metres long, 12.63 metres wide and 4.6 metres high with a capacity to hold 298 tonnes.— Photo kimkhanhmarine

QUANG NINH (VNS) – The Ha Long Shipbuilding Co Ltd, a member of the Viet Nam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin), started work on Wednesday on the construction of four tugs for Damen Shipyards Group of Holland.

Each ATD 2412 tug measures 24.74 metres long, 12.63 metres wide and 4.6 metres high with a capacity to hold 298 tonnes.

The ships will be handed over to Damen Group within 14 months.

The same day, Vinashin's Nam Trieu Shipbuilding Industry Corporation transferred a 56,200 tonne ship named Vosco Sunrise to Viet Nam Ocean Shipping JSC.

This is the largest ever cargo ship Nam Trieu has built for a domestic partner.

The 190m long ship is designed by IHI-MU of Japan and equipped with modern facilities to meet standards of all seaports worldwide.

The Vosco Sunrise has already embarked to Singapore on its maiden voyage.




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