HCM City shipyard launches 11,000-ton ship

The Saigon Shipbuilding Industry Company launched the largest ship it has ever built, a 11,000-ton cargo vessel, in Ho Chi Minh City September 21.

It the first of two such vessels it is contracted to build for Kanematsu Corporation of Japan.

The SSIC-11 is 114 meters long and has a maximum speed at 14 nautical miles per hour.

The ship is launched in HCM City on September 21 (Photo: SGGP)

By D.Thanh – Translated by Hai Mien

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