Radiant Shipyard Limited (RSL), a rapidly growing ship design and shipbuilding powerhouse in the country, is charting another remarkable achievement. This forward-thinking company, which has already solidified its position as one of the fastest-growing entities in the maritime sector, is embarking on yet another remarkable journey by initiating the construction of a new container vessel. This project, for local company Bay Pacific Carriers Limited, reinforces RSL’s commitment to excellence and innovation.
The keel-laying ceremony for the container vessel took place at the premises of Radiant Shipyard, situated along the banks of the Shitalakhya River in Rupganj, Narayanganj. The event marked a significant step forward in the shipyard’s impressive journey.
The upcoming container vessel, boasting a carrying capacity of 182 TEUs, will play a pivotal role in transporting containers across the country. With an expected delivery within a lead time of 15 months by December 2015, RSL is gearing up to make history once again. The vessel will span 83 meters in length and achieve a speed of 10 knots, with its design and specifications aligning with industry standards.
At the keel-laying ceremony, esteemed figures including Mahabubul Haqque Chisty, Chairman of Farmers’ Bank Ltd, M.U.K. Yameen, Director of Bay Pacific Carriers Ltd, and Zaker Ahmed, Chairman of RSI, were in attendance. The ceremony was a testament to the collaborative spirit and commitment to advancement shared by all stakeholders.
Commander (Retd.) AKM Alauddin BN, Managing Director of RSL, emphasized the company’s dedication to being a reliable and renowned brand in the South Asian shipbuilding and ship repair landscape. He highlighted RSL’s rich track record, including the construction of oil tankers and passenger ships that serve both inland and coastal routes in Bangladesh.
Engineer AAR Shahriar, Director of Planning and Development at RSL, further emphasized the company’s dedication to environment-friendly practices. He noted RSL’s engagement with the community to ensure sustainable business development, underscoring RSL as a holistic solution for ship design, supervision, and services.
As RSL continues to leverage cutting-edge technology to enhance its manufacturing processes, the company is steadfastly committed to achieving excellence in quality and making strides in the maritime industry. Through innovation, collaboration, and a passion for progress, RSL is shaping the future of shipbuilding and leaving an indelible mark on the South Asian region.