On August 11th, a 1016 TEU container ship named the Vinashin Marinner, was officially handed over to its owner, the Bien Dong Transport Company at Cai Lan port in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh. Built by the Ha Long Shipyard, the Vinashin Marinner is the largest and most modern container ship which was built in Vietnam at a total cost of 20 million USD. The ship is 149.5 m long, 22.3 m wide, capable of carrying 1,016 containers and operates at a speed of 18.1 nautical miles per hour. It has a capacity of 14,000 tonnes. It was designed by Poland's Szczecin ship-yard. Another ship named Vinashin Navigator has been built at Ha Long Shipyard. (CPV/VNA) … [Read more...] about Viet Nam’s largest container ship handed over
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The Nam Trieu Shipbuilding Company (Nasico), an affiliate of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) successfully launched the 700 TEU container ship named HEIMARJ in the northern city of Hai Phong, on March 18. The ship, designed by MPC group, is the first of four container vessels to be built by the NASICO under a deal signed with Horizon GmbH of Germany's MPC Group. The ship is 133.6 meters long, 19.4 meters wide and weighs 8,510 tons. It has a capacity of 7,200 KW and a speed of 17.5 miles per hour. Its preeminent features are energy savings and a light environment foot print. BTAPhoto: Lao Dong News … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s largest container ship launched
In Ha Long city, Nov. 30, Ha Long Shipbuilding Co. (under the Vietnam Shipping Industry Group- Vanishin) has handed over the container ship 1730 TEU named New Vision to Vinashin Ocean Shipping Company (under the Vietnam National Shipping Lines). To date, this is the largest container ship that was newly built and handed over to the Vietnamese ship owner. The New Vision is a container ship with capacity of 1730 TEU. It is 184.1m high and 25.3m wide with the main engine's power of 13.320Kw. The design of this ship was approved and directly supervised by GL registry agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The New Vision is a modern ship with all equipments imported from Europe, satisfying international conventions on shipping. Szcezin Shipbuilding Factory (Poland) is the designer and main provider of the main equipments to build this ship. Thai Canh … [Read more...] about Ha Long Shipbuilding Co. hands over the largest-ever container ship.
One of the world's largest container ships, the CMA CGM Laperouse docked at the Cai Mep International Port Terminal (CMIT) in the northern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on Monday. The vessel belongs to CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping company, and has a capacity of 13,830 TEU and DWT of 157,092. With a length of 365.5 meters CMA CGM Laperouse is the largest container vessel to ever call on a Vietnamese port. CMIT was established on January 26, 2007 as a joint venture between Vietnam-based Saigon Port, Vietnam National Shipping Lines and APM Terminals BV. The French CMA CGM company intends to add more ships similar to Laperhouse on the Asian-European trade route. Earlier, CMA CGM Columba with a capacity of 11,500 TEU and 131,263 DWT had arrived at the newly opened Cai Mep International Port Terminal. The successful docking of CMA CGM Laperouse at CMIT indicates the great future potential of Vietnam's maritime sector and its capacity to receive larger vessels. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s international port receives first largest container ship
The CMA CGM Laperouse moored in Cai Mep Port on Monday has become the largest container ship to call on a Vietnamese port. The French carrier CMA CGM will add more ships similar in size to the Laperhouse on the Asia-Europe trade lane, starting in March. The ship has 13,830 20-foot equivalent units of capacity. The Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT), built through a joint venture between the Vietnam-based Saigon Port, Vietnam National Shipping Lines and APM Terminals, opened in March. A press release from CMA CGM quoted Jean-Charles Tassoni, general director of CMA CGM Vietnam, as saying that ultra large container ships of 14,000 TEU or larger are becoming the staple of the Asia-Europe trades. Nguyen Xuan Ky, Deputy General Director of CMIT, was quoted as saying that he expected an "increasing demand" for Vietnamese terminals equipped to handle ultra large container ships. … [Read more...] about Vietnam receives its largest container ship