The 5000-ton trade cargo ship Jaryok (self-reliance) set sail.
Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un set forth a task on making a 5 000-ton cargo ship and named it in person.
Workers, technicians and officials of the Ryongnam Dockyard built the Jaryok on the occasion of the Day of the Sun and thus provided another material and technical foundation for developing the maritime transport of the country.
Its sailing ceremony took place at the Ryongnam Dockyard on April 17.
Present there were O Su Yong, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, officials concerned and of the dockyard and others.
Kang Jong Gwan, minister of Land and Maritime Transport, made an inaugural address to be followed by speeches.
The ship left amid the send-off by the participants.