Shipyard launches another 12,500-ton vessel

The Ha Long Shipbuilding Company has launched a 12,500 ton ship at its Quang Ninh Province shipyard.

The HL16-Dong Phu ship, built for the Dong Do Transport Company, was designed by Japanese company Kitada, is 137 meter long and 20 meter wide, and has a top speed of 13.2 nautical miles per hour.

The shipbuilder will deliver the vessel to the transport company soon.

It is the ninth in a series of 12,500-ton vessels the shipyard has built.

By Huyen Van, translated by Thanh Huong

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