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Shipbuilder hands over cargo vessel

Update: February, 01/2013 - 10:54

HA NOI (VNS) — The Ha Long Shipbuilding Co on Wednesday handed over a 53,000-tonne cargo ship to its partner from the United Kingdom, MUHR Maritime Pte.

The cargo ship, named Anne Kjersti, embarked on its maiden voyage to Singapore yesterday.

The ship is the ninth in a series of ten 53,000 tonne-vessels that Ha Long Shipbuilding Company has been building for foreign partners. It is 190m long, 32.26m wide and capable of moving at 14 nautical miles per hour.

The company will complete the last vessel, built for a Thai cargo company, in the second quarter of 2013.-VNS

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