53,000-tonne cargo vessel signed over to Thai company

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

The cargo ship, named Thor Breeze, is the last in a series of ten king-sized vessels that the Vietnamese shipyard has been building for its foreign partners. It is 190m long and capable of travelling at 14 nautical miles per hour. Designed by Danish firm Carl Bro, the ship is equipped with modern facilities to meet regulations of the international register of shipping and latest international maritime conventions.-VNS