Vietnam: Dung Quat Shipyard Completes Sea Trials for PVT MERCURY
Dung Quat Shipyard (DQS), on 24th May 2012, together with the ship Owner and ABS Registry successfully performed the sea trials for the 104.000 DWT Crude Oil Tanker named PVT MERCURY built for the Petrovietnam Transportation Corporation (PVTrans).
The 104,000 DWT crude oil tanker is the first big deadweight ton, as well as modern vessel constructed in Vietnam. This product required a great deal of precision engineering and complicated equipment installation as well as skillful labors and high technology to be applied in the construction of this newbuild.
Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited (DQS) launched this 104,000 DWT crude oil tanker PVT MERCURY on November 6th 2011 .
World Maritime News Staff, May 30, 2012; Image: DQS