Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has launched MV Roknoor-32, a general cargo vessel built under the classification of IRClass, from Delta Shipyard in Chattogram, Bangladesh
MV Roknoor-32 is 85-m long, has a 3,200-dwt capacity and is designed to meet the latest IMO conventions and codes for worldwide operations.
Commenting on the launch, IRClass regional manager east coast of India and Bangladesh Amit Bhatnagar said “I am delighted with our team in Bangladesh who have worked tirelessly during this period to facilitate the successful construction and launch of the vessel. The team has been very committed from the start and quickly adapted to the ’new normal’ of safety measures, implemented to allow safe operations for both our clients and surveyors.”
MV Roknoor-32, ordered by Bangladesh-based Unichart Navigation, is the first in the series of five vessels and the first Bangladesh-flagged vessel being constructed under IRClass.
The launch follows closely on several other vessels which were built under IRClass’ classification and delivered during the global pandemic. Delta Shipyard executive director Syed Monzur Hossain said “We would like to thank IRClass for all the support provided during this pandemic. The timely approval of plans allowed the construction to proceed smoothly and the team’s unsurpassed attention to detail ensured that any issues were resolved early on in the process.”
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