The Ha Long Shipbuilding Company on July 4 handed over a 53,000-tonne cargo ship to Thai shipping services company, Thoresen Thai.

The cargo ship, named Thor Breeze, is the last in a series of ten 53,000 tonne-vessels that the Vietnamese shipyard has been building for its foreign partners. It is 190m long and capable of moving at 14 nautical miles per hour.

Designed by a Danish firm, Carl Bro, the ship is equipped with modern facilities, meeting regulations of the international register of shipping and latest international maritime conventions.-VNA