Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry Group today held the naming ceremony for two 4.300 unit capacity Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) vessels built for GCC.
On the ceremony of the two vessels, godmothers , Ms. Agnes Blystad from Norway and Mrs Shishido who is the director of MOL which is the greatest shipping line of Japan , named them “VIKING OCEAN” and “VIKING SEA” respectively.
Mr Chen Yonghong ,the Deputy Party Secretary of Tongzhou District Ministry hosted the whole ceremony. More than 200 people attended the ceremony ,including Mr Song Jianfeng , the Deputy Secretary-General of Nantong people’s government, Mr Liu Hong, the Deputy chief of people’s government of Tongzhou District, Mr Qu Yunfeng and other leaders from government , cooperation partners from Foreign trade companies and banks and some related people of the company.
Main dimension: 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
Source: MDShip, August 10, 2012