The 4,300 units PCTC vessel named VIKING SEA, being built by the Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry Group has begun sea trials today. This will be the 6th and last vessel that Norwegian company Gram Car Carriers AS has ordered from Mingde Shipyard.
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
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, October 15, 2012; Image: mdship