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China Shipyard Christening for Two RoRo's

August 13, 2012

Photo credit Nantong Mingde

Photo credit Nantong Mingde

Two Pure Car/Truck Carriers (PCTC) for GCC named at the Nantong Mingde Shipyard.

At the christening ceremony of the two vessels at the Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry shipyard, godmothers , Ms. Agnes Blystad from Norway and Mrs Shishido a director of MOL, Japan named the RoRo's Viking Ocean and Viking Sea respectively.

Mr Ji Fenghua, the Board chairman of Mingde , Mr Shinobu Shishido ,the Board chairman of Japanese MOL, Mr Yao Bole, the Chairman DNV, Mainland China, were among the many notables present at the ceremony.

Main particulars: total length 164.80m; moulded breadth 28.00m; depth main deck 13.74m; design draft 8.00m; scantling draft 8.60m; service speed 18 knots; Main engine: MAN 7S50ME-C MK7; Class: DNV

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