Chittagong, 10 June 2010: Country’s leading shipbuilding company Western Marine Shipyard Ltd. has been taking part in the ‘International Shipping Exhibition’ in Greece for the first time for a Bangladeshi company.
A rare feat for a Bangladeshi company, Western Marine is showcasing its shipbuilding capabilities at the exhibition started on June 7. A total of 1976 stalls of different companies from around the world have been participating in the Exhibition which will conclude on June 11.
Western Marine one of the biggest shipyard in the country is currently engaged in shipbuilding for international buyers. The shipyard has confirmed orders for 18 no. of international ocean-going vessels. Its order consists of 5 X 4100 DWT Ice-class container vessels for Denmark, 12 X 5200 DWT Multi Purpose Cargo vessels for Germany buyer. The outstanding shipbuilding practice of the company has enhanced it to achieve a global reputation at a very short period of time ensuring several international contracts & also local orders to meet the demand for inland vessels, in both the public & private sector.