56,200-ton freighter handed over to local company


PANO – The Nam Trieu Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Nasico), under the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin), has handed over a 56,200-ton bulk freighter, the Vosco Sunrise, to the Vietnamese Ocean Shipping Joint Stock Company (Vosco) of the Vietnamese National Shipping Corporation (Vinalines).
The 190m-long and 32.26m-wide ship, with 12.7m waterline, 5 storage levels, and a total capacity of 71800m3, was designed by the Japanese company IHI-MU and supervised by NK Register (Japan) and Vietnam Register, meeting all international standards.

It is the first of a 20-carrier contract inked by the Nam Trieu Corporation and Nasico, and is also the biggest bulk carrier ever built by Nasico and handed over to its domestic partners.
Translated by Pham Huy