Vietnam Ocean Shipping Joint Stock Company (Vosco) has successfully taken delivery of a 56,472 dwt bulk carrier on May 15th 2013. The modern supramax bulker, named “Vosco Sunrise”, was built at Nam Trieu Shipyard, Vietnam.
Vosco Sunrise was designed by IHI Marine United INC and being supervised by Class Societies NKK – VR. The vessel measures 190 metres in LOA, 32.26 metres in breadth and having a draft of 12.70 metres. She is equipped with main engine DU WARTSILA 6RT-flex 50, having output of 8.890 KW and constructed in compliance with the updated rules for bulkers of related international regulations and conventions.
The Shipbuilding Contract for Construction and Sale of this vessel signed between Vietnam Ocean Shipping JSC (Vosco) and Nam Trieu Shipyard was in accordance with the Government’s Guidelines on supporting Vinashin’s Restructuring Program.
Being a leading shipping company in Vietnam, since its founding, Vosco has unceasingly developed and upgraded its fleet. The taking delivery of Vosco Sunrise is in conformity with company’s fleet development strategic of modernization and synchronization. She comes as the biggest one in our fleet and her arrival impressively increases Vosco fleet capacity.
It is believed that the operation of Vosco Sunrise will effectively contribute to our business results.