Vietnam delivers tanker to Australia


On March 17, the Vietnamese Song Thu Company, under the Ministry of Defence and in co-ordination with the Damen Shipyards Group from the Netherlands, handed over a patrol vessel to an Australian partner in Danang city.

The tanker named Mowamba measures 54 metres in length and 12 metres in width.. Its transport capacity is 800 m3 and it is capable of travelling up to 10 nautical miles per hour, with horsepower of up to 3,500.

Mowamba, is the third of four contracted tankers by the Vietnamese company and is equipped with two main engines to serve both port and coastal services. The vessel demonstrates the skill and capability of Vietnamese shipbuilding engineers and marks the successful development of cooperative relations between Vietnamese enterprises and large foreign groups.