First ethylene gas-carrying vessel launched

The King Arthur is launched Aug. 28 in Hai Phong City (Photo: VNA)

The Bach Dang Shipbuilding Industry Company launched a 4,900-ton ethylene gas-carrying vessel, the first of its kind, in the northern port city of Hai Phong on August 28.

The King Arthur vessel, 104m long, 16.4m wide, 8.4m high and capable of carrying 4,500 cubic meters of ethylene gas, was built under a contract with the Italian company Mediterranea Di Navigazione.

The Bach Dang Shipbuilding Industry Company has successfully built various kinds of vessels which have capacities from 6,500 to 22,500 tons and containers from 610 to 1,700 TEU.

The same day, the company also started to build a second ethylene gas-carrying vessel and plan to build a third with the same capacity.

Source: Vietnam News Agency

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