Company profile



> 1972:

The Government’s early support of the Vietnam shipbuilding industry commenced with the establishment of Vietnam Shipbuilding Union in 1972 to consolidate the industry.


> 1996:

Vinashin was established in accordance with a decision promulgated by the Prime Minister to consolidate 20 shipbuilding-related companies, including 7 shipyards which were held under the Ministry of Transport.


> 2000:

Vinashin received its first international order.


> 2001:

The “Three Phase Master Plan” was launched to promote the domestic shipbuilding industry.


> 2002:

• 1st Vietship Exhibition.

• Delivery of first 11,500 DWT vessel - Vinashin Sun in Bach Dang Shipyard.


> 2004:

• 2nd Vietship Exhibition.

• Awarded a US$322.5 million contract from UK’s Graig Investment Ltd for the construction of 15 DNV-class 53,000 DWT bulk carriers.


> 2005:

Received US$750 million from the inaugural Vietnam sovereign bond issue.


> 2006:

• 3rd Vietship Exhibition.

• The proposal to establish the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Economic Group by restructuring Vinashin was approved by the Government.

• Launch of the first two 53,000 DWT vessels in the Ha Long Shipyard and Nam Trieu Shipyard.

• Signed contract to build car carriers capable of carrying 4,900 cars for Ray Car Carriers.

• Signed contract to build car carriers capable of carrying 6,900 cars for Hoegh Autoliner.


> 2007:

Delivery of the first 53,000 DWT vessel.


> 2008: 4th Vietship Exhibition.


> 2009:

• Launched the FSO-05, an offshore storage unit with a 150,000 DWT loading capacity, for PetroVietnam.

• Launched the first car carrier 4,900 units.


> 2010:

• 5th Vietship Exhibition (17th-19th, March).

• Delivery of Floating Storage & Offloading 150,000 DWT for PetroVietnam.

• Delivery of car carrier 4,900 units Victory Leader in Ha Long shipyard for Ray Car Carriers.


> 2012:

• 6th Vietship Exhibition (28th Feb.-1st, March).

> 2013:

Establishment of the Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) based on restructure process of Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group.

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