The Pha Rung Shipbuilding Industry Corporation handed over a 34,000 DWT bulk carrier to Italian Premuda Group at a ceremony in the northern port city of Hai Phong on April 19.

The Four Emerald vessel, which is 180m in length and 30m in breadth, has a cargo capacity of 45,500 cubic metres and a maximum speed of 14 nautical miles per hour.

This is the third of its kind built and delivered to foreign partners by the Pha Rung Corporation.

Though facing various difficulties, the corporation has still affirmed its determination to join hands in realising the restructuring of the shipbuilding industry for its sustainable development.-VNA