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Huyndai Vinashin to build tankers

Update: June, 29/2013 - 08:18
HA NOI (VNS)— Huyndai Vinashin (HVS) announced on Thursday that it is building four oil tankers, each with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes, for Italian company D'Amico International Shipping SA.

This is the first time the factory has built oil tankers to strict technical requirements.

The tankers will be 183m long, 32.2m wide, 19.4m high and capable of travelling at 14.5 nautical miles per hour. The construction is scheduled to be completed by mid-2014.

After the global recession in 2012, HVS is now taking orders for many of ships over the next two years. This is hopefully to get workers back into stable work.-VNS

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