Khulna Shipyard to build Navy vessels - bdnews24.com Khulna Shipyard to build Navy vessels Khulna Correspondent, bdnews24.com Published: 2013-09-01 18:15:51.0 BdST Updated: 2013-09-01 18:33:51.0 BdST Khulna Shipyard will build container vessels and Landing Craft Utilities (LCU) for use alongside warships. Vice Admiral M Farid Habib, Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Navy, flagged off construction on Sunday. The navy has commissioned the building of two container vessels and two high-tech LCU craft worth almost Tk 1 billion (about $13 million). The LCUs will be used for swift transportation of equipment. Managing Director of the shipyard Commodore Riaz Uddin Ahmed delivered the welcome speech before the naval chief. The container vessel will be 75 metres long and 13.5 metres wide and 5.20 metres deep. Each vessel will have two 600 horsepower engines. LCU vessels will be 42 metres long, 10 metres wide and 1.80 metres deep. The vessels will have a capacity to bear a load of 415 tonnes. They, too, will have two 600 horsepower engines.