Nhan Dan – The Bach Dang Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, an affiliate of Vinashin, successfully launched the 14,600 DWT cement tanker BRAVE in the port city of Hai Phong on September 21.
The tanker was designed by AZ Japan and built under the supervision of classification agencies in Japan and Vietnam. It was handed over to the Nghi Son Cement Corporation.
The ship, which is 139.8 metres long and 25 metres wide with an average speed of 14.5 nautical miles per hour, is equipped with a 5,300 hp AKASAKA main engine and modern marine instruments and electronic devices.
This is the first specialised cement tanker meeting international standards built by the Bach Dang Corporation.