The 6,500-DWT oil tanker "YN YEOSU" (Source: nhandan.org.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Pharung Shipyard Company under the Vinashin Group on May 31 handed over to a Republic of Korea (RoK) partner a 6,500DWT oil tanker following a contract signed in 2016.

The oil tanker, coded BS01 and named "YN YEOSU", is 109.4m long and 18.2m wide, and can hold up to 7,700 cubic metres of goods. It is designed for 18 crewmembers.

It is designed by Asia Ship Design & Consultants Co., Ltd and certified by RoK register agency which is equipped with modern equipment mainly from the RoK and Japan.

This is the first of the three oil tankers of the same kind that the company has delivered to the RoK partner under the contract.

The Pharung Shipyard is speeding up the building of the rest two tankers, BS02 and BS03, thus handing over them to the RoK company prior to the schedule.-VNA