Ha Long shipyard launched two troop-carrier ships Roro 5612

PANO – The Ha Long One-member Shipbuilding Co.Ltd., under the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, has successfully launched two more troop-carrier ships Roro 5612 numbered 3 and 4 for the Venezuelan Navy.

The ship, designed and equipped by the Dutch Damen Group, was built for the Latin American country under the supervision of the French register BV.

The ship, with a length of 57.27m, width of 12m, water displacement of 600 tons, and speed of 10.4 knots per hour, is tasked with transporting light amphibious armored vehicles as well as supplies to islands.

At present, the company is installing equipment for all four Roro 5612s. The first two ships will be handed over in September and the remaining in October.

Additionally, the company also teams up with the Dutch Damen Group to build other patrol ships and oil and gas service vessels, contributing to developing Vietnam’s shipbuilding sector.