NKK sets date for ceremony

PUBLISHED : Monday, 07 October, 1996, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 07 October, 1996, 12:00am

NKK Corp Shipbuilding will hold a naming ceremony on October 29 for a 170,000-deadweight-tonne (dwt) bulk carrier which was built at its Tsu shipyard for Golden President Shipping Corp.

The vessel, which will be delivered to the owners on the same day, has been classified by Lloyd's Register. The vessel is 289 metres in length and 45 metres in breadth, with a 17.7-metre draught. It will have a speed of 14.7 knots.