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Da Nang (VNA) - A dredger built by the Song Thu Corporation for a Russian firm was launched in central Da Nang city on November 9.

The ship of project TSHD 2000, is the first the corporation has built for the Russian client, Rosmorport – a leading company in the field of sea port services, is 80.3m long and has a capacity of 2,800GT.

Designed by the Damen Group from the Netherlands, the vessel is built to meet the demand of harsh conditions in northern Russia and other European countries.

The corporation, which is a major shipbuilder in Vietnam, has exported 40 vessels, including fast-crew supply ships, rescue ships, salvage tugs and drive tugs, besides patrol boats to the Middle East, South America, Europe and the domestic market, with an annual export volume of 55 million USD.

The Da Nang-based company also constructed an oil tanker for an Australian client under a contract last year.-VNA