Vinashin exports wood carrying ship to Taiwan

17:53 | 21/07/2011
The Sai Gon Shipbuilding Industry Company (SSIC), a member of Vinashin, on July 20 handed over the ship “New Lucky VII” to its owner, Franbo Lines Corp. of Taiwan ( China ) and inaugurated the largest dry dock in southern Vietnam.
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The 6,850-tonne New Lucky VII, a cargo ship with a special function of transporting timber products, measures 102.79m in length, 17m in width and 8m in height. It was built at a cost of $7.27 million.

The ship was designed by two Japanese companies, Kitada and AZ, and built with advanced technologies of Spain, the Republic of Korea and the US.

Meanwhile, the dry dock is the first of its kind that has been designed and constructed by Vietnamese engineers and workers. The 186m x 30m x 8.2m dry dock is considered the largest one in the southern region that can launch or repair ships with capacity of up to 25,000 DWT.

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