The Bach Dang Shipbuilding Industry Company launched a
4,900 DWT ethylene gas-carrying vessel, the first of its kind, in the
northern port city of Hai Phong on August 28.
King Arthur vessel, 104m long, 16.4m wide, 8.4m high and capable of
carrying 4,500 cubic metres of ethylene gas, was built under a contract
with the Italian Mediterranea Di Navigazione Company.
The Bach Dang Shipbuilding Industry Company has successfully built
various kinds of vessels which have capacities from 6,500 to 22,500
tonnes 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