September 19, 2022: For the first time, Bangladesh has exported a high-speed ocean-going multipurpose container vessel to the United Kingdom, an article published by Dhaka Tribune
This ship is handed over to a UK company Enzian Shipping ltd by Ananda Shipyard and slipways Ltd, this ship was built entirely in Narayanganj’s Meghnaghat with a capacity of 6,100 deadweight tonnage.
“This vessel can transport any kind of dangerous cargo, except nuclear waste, and it is an ice class vessel that can move smoothly, breaking four feet of ice on the ocean. This ship also can run without a captain’s assistance in its engine room for up to 16 hours,” Company’s Executive Director added.
The 364 feet long, 54 feet wide and 27 feet deep ship has a 4,130 horsepower engine and can reach speeds of up to 12.5 nautical miles/hour.