The Tan Cang – Hai Phong International Container Terminal (TC-HICT) on May 19 berthed a super tonnage ship called ONE CONTRIBUTION. With a capacity of 8,560 TEUs and a length of 316 meters, the ship […]
VIETNAM SHIPBUILDING NEWS
Ben Tre steps up installation of fishing vessel monitoring devices
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is focusing on finishing the installation of fishing vessel monitoring devices in a bid to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Since June 2019, the province has installed tracking devices on local fishing vessels. To date, the devices have been installed on 453 vessels with length of 24 meters or more, equivalent to 96.58 percent, and 875 boats with length of from 15 meters to under 24 meters, or 50.75 percent.
Austal Vietnam Launched Its First Vessel
Australia-based shipbuilding group Austal Limited said its Vũng Tàu, Vietnam shipyard launched its first vessel, a 94 -high-speed catamaran for the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo) of Trinidad and Tobago.
Vard to Build Taiwan-bound Offshore Wind Farm Vessel
Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has said it has won a contract to design and build a Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for Ta San Shang Marine. The news comes a day after Orsted confirmed it would charter a newbuild SOV from Ta San Shang – a JV between MOL and TTM – on a 15-year deal, for work in Taiwan.
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RO-PAX CAT FOR SCOTTISH FAR NORTH
Vietnam’s shipbuilding industry has a new reference on the European market, by way of a UK-designed, steel-hulled catamaran ro-pax ferry delivered for service between the Scottish mainland and the Orkney Islands, writes David Tinsley.
Vietnam Navy launches multi-purpose submarine search and rescue vessel
The Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) held a ceremony on December 4 at Shipbuilding Factory Z189 of the General Department of Defense Industry to unveil its multi-purpose submarine search and rescue vessel numbered 927 – Yet Kieu.
Ha Long Port Signs 15-Year Management Agreement
Vietnam’s Ha Long International Cruise Port signed a 15-year management service agreement with Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) Wednesday.
Song Thu Corporation launches two vessels built for Border Guard
Song Thu Corporation – a shipbuilder under the General Department of Defense Industry under the Ministry of National Defense, on January 18 held a ceremony in Da Nang city to launch two high-speed patrol vessels, which were commissioned by the Vietnam Border Guard Command.
Polish companies to supply SAR vessels for Vietnam
Cenzin (PGZ Group) will be a broker and co-ordinator in a deal concerning supply of six sea-going search and rescue (SAR) vessels to Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Polish yard responsible for design of the series and construction of the initial units will be Remontowa Shipbuilding SA. Polish President Andrzej Duda and Vietnamese president Trần Đại Quang signed a framework loan agreement in Hanoi on the construction of six search and rescue ships on November 28, 2017.
Dozen agreements signed at Vietship 2018
Vietship 2018 saw 12 contracts and memoranda of understanding worth millions of dollars, marked increased co-operation between domestic and foreign partners.At the signing ceremony, six co-operation contracts were signed, including three contracts for building cruise ships between Halong Shipbuilding Company and three other partners.
L&T Bags Major Order from Vietnam Border Guard for High Speed Patrol Vessels
L&T Bags Major Order from Vietnam Border Guard for High Speed Patrol Vessels. At USD 9.7 million it is the biggest export order given to a private Indian Shipyard till date Mumbai, Sep 22, 2016: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has signed the principle contract with
Vietnam Border Guard valued at USD 99.7 Million for design and construction of high speed patrol vessels in India as well as for transfer of design and technology along with supply of equipment and material kits for construction of follow-on vessels at Hong Ha shipyard in Vietnam
DQS hands over gas tanker to domestic firm
Dung Quất Shipbuilding Industry Co (DQS), an affiliate of Việt Nam Oil and Gas Group, on Tuesday handed over a newly-built liquefied petroleum gas tanker to Việt Xuân Mới Co, headquartered in HCM City.
NA Chairwoman invites Australian investment in mining, shipbuilding
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan welcomed mining group Alcoa and ship-builder Austal to invest in Vietnam during her meeting with the two companies’ executives in Perth on December 1.
Central fishermen modernise offshore fishing vessels
The Institute for Manufacture Shipbuilding (UNINSHIP) under Nha Trang University has built 22 composite offshore fishing boats for fishermen in various provinces including Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan.
US$1.2mn locally-made water bus launched, ready for Saigon route
A Vietnamese-made express boat has been launched and is expected to be utilized for a river bus route in Ho Chi Minh City.
The 189 Shipbuilding Company under the Ministry of National Defense, in coordination with the Ho Chi Minh City-based GreenlinesDP Company, on Sunday afternoon launched the water bus GreenlinesDP C8, which can carry up to 136 people
The keel laying ceremony of fishing trawler in Ha Long shipyard
Vietnam launches 700-ton boat for offshore patrol, rescue
PetroVietnam to sell loss-making shipbuilder, recommence 4 stalled projects
PetroVietnam has proposed a solution to salvage five of its loss-making projects, making up almost half of the company’s list of 12 loss-making megaprojects all funded by state capital.
Vinalines Chosen for Port, Shipping and Logistics Projects
Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) has been assigned a large number of port, shipping and logistics services construction projects by the Government of Vietnam.
Damen-Song Cam builds Tugs for Port Hedland
Fortescue Metals Group’s subsidiary Pilbara Marine has ordered six 32-metre rotor tugs from Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards to support its operations at Australian port of Port Hedland.
Viet Nam, Russia eye shipbuilding ties
In an interview with Vietnam News Agency correspondents in Moscow, he said the two countries have co-ordinated in this field for years.
Upgraded vessels to be handed to fishermen
Nha Trang Shipbuilding Company have been busy since the lunar new year, rushing to complete increasing orders for more steel-clad vessels for local fishermen.
Vinalines starts to count profits
Accordingly, the company posted an estimated consolidated profit of VND40.3 billion ($1.8 million) last year.
“Besides profits, most of our other business indicators were fairly positive, as total goods transport and cargo throughput volumes at ports under the company’s management rose by 3 and 8 per cent, respectively,” said Vinalines acting general director Nguyen Canh Tinh.
PM issues guidelines on Vinalines’ divestment
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has told Vietnam National Shipping Lines to divest entirely from nine seaports and companies and retain 20 per cent in Hai Phong and Saigon seaport.
Vinalines to sell 13 vessels in 2016
The 13 ships are capable of loading approximately 400,000 tonnes.
Besides, Vinalines will focus on infrastructure and equipment projects with a view to raising its production and business capacity.
Ningbo Xinle wins chemical tanker of Prime Shipping ( Vietnamese tanker )
Prime Shipping Corporation, a Vietnamese tanker operator, turned out to have signed a newbuilding agreement with Ningbo Xinle Shipbuilding for 2+2 26,300dwt chemical tankers.
Vietship to be kicked off in Hanoi
PANO – The International Exhibition on Shipbuilding, Marine Technology & Transportation (Vietship) 2016 will take place from February 24th to 26th in Hanoi, announced the Ship Building Industry Corporation at a press conference on February 2nd.
PM approves sale of 70% of Damen Song Cam Shipyard
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung accepted the proposal of the Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) to sell 70 per cent of Damen Song Cam Shipyard to the Netherlands’ Damen Shipyards Group.
Boat builders criticise new rule
HA NOI (VNS) — Many shipbuilding companies in southern Kien Giang Province have complained about a new regulation that ended the granting of shipbuilding licences as of last month.
The companies said the regulation would cause huge losses, as they were not informed about the regulation earlier.
Coast Guard receives patrol boats
PANO – Hong Ha Shipbuilding Company under the General Department of Defense Industry on the afternoon of January 22nd held a ceremony to hand over two high-speed TT-400 patrol boats (the 6th and 7th boats) to the Command of the Vietnam Coast Guard.
Production workshops, shipbuilding yards harm marine environment
The coastal waters have become seriously polluted with oil, zinc waste and domestic water waste, while suspended solids such as Si, NO3, NH4 and PO4 are at worryingly high levels.
The quality of sediment in the coastal areas and the habitats for many aquatic species has declined.
Vietnam launches most advanced coast guard vessel
Coast guard vessel 8005, which is the second multi-purpose ship of the DN2000 line built by Song Thu Corporation, meets all the international standards and is made based on a design by Dutch engineers.
The DN 2000 line is currently the country’s most versatile and advanced coast guard vessel, the shipbuilding corporation said at the ceremony in Da Nang City.
The ship, which has a displacement of up to 2,400 metric tons, can operate in the open sea for 40 consecutive days within a range of 5,000 nautical miles and survive gusts blowing at 118-133km per hour.
The vessel will be assigned to the Vietnam Coast Guard to conduct sea patrols, search and rescue missions and transport personnel and support for defense forces on Vietnamese islands, according to coast guard officials.
Vessel 8005 was put into the water by Song Thu and the Vietnam Coast Guard six months ahead of schedule, which was originally set for early April 2016.
Ha Long shipyard launched two troop-carrier ships Roro 5612
PANO – The Ha Long One-member Shipbuilding Co.Ltd., under the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, has successfully launched two more troop-carrier ships Roro 5612 numbered 3 and 4 for the Venezuelan Navy.
The ship, designed and equipped by the Dutch Damen Group, was built for the Latin American country under the supervision of the French register BV.
One million dollar speedboat designed by Vietnamese engineers
Indian Coast Guard Ship Sarang visits HCM City Tran Song Hai, general director of Greenline DP, the shipbuilder, said the catamaran is 16.6 meters long and has a capacity of 1,200 CV.
The boat can carry 60 passengers and run at a speed of 55-60 kilometers per hour. The speedboat is expected to be put into use to carry passengers to replace old hydrofoils this November.
Scientists urge firms to take full advantage of floating dock
Do Thai Binh, a renowned shipbuilding and navigation expert, and deputy chair of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Science Association, said the dock should be used as China was building a floating island on the East Sea.
M83 became famous after being imported by Vinalines, which now has many difficulties with its former chair now in jail. The floating dock was bought for millions of dollars though it is worthless.
Surveillance ship handed over to Coast Guard
Factory X51 (Hai Minh Shipbuilding & Repair One Member Co.Ltd.) under Ba Son Corporation of the General Department of Defence Industry on June 25th handed over surveillance ship CSB 6008 to the Vietnam Coast Guard […]
Vietnam Coast Guard receives new high-speed patrol boat
Vietnam Coast Guard receives two home-made modern vessels
The TT400-class vessel, numbered CSB 4035, was assigned to the VCG of Zone 4, which manages and protects the southern waters of Vietnam from Tra Vinh to Kien Giang Provinces and part of the Gulf of Thailand, in which Phu Quoc Island is located.
Vietnam fails to retrieve $47.3mln compensation for Vinashin after graft case
Vietnam nabs key suspect in Vinashin debacle after 5 years in hiding
70% foreign stake in Vietnam shipbuilder backed
Shipbuilding Corporation speeds up restructuring subsidiaries PM approves action plan to boost shipbuilding
The proposal, which has been made along with the requirement for such a high volume of shares by the firm based in the Netherlands, comes even as Vietnam’s current regulations impose a 49% limit on foreign investors’ ownership in the domestic stock market.
Vietnamese Navy receives two home-made missile ships
Addressing the handover ceremony, Senior Lieutenant General Truong Quang Khanh highlighted the staff of the Ba Son Shipyard for making great efforts to complete the modern missile vessels. He emphasised that the second handover of […]
Netherlands’ Damen eyes 49% stake in Ha Long Shipyard
Under the current regulations, the ownership ratio of foreign investors in the local stock market is limited to 49%.
In 2014, Ha Long posted output worth more than VND1 trillion ($46 million), or 114.3 per cent of the yearly target, and revenue of more than VND1.38 trillion ($63 million), equivalent to 100.2 per cent of the target.
Vietnam to build ships for maritime research, survey locally
Accordingly, only member companies of the Hanoi-based Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC), previously known as Vinashin, are allowed to join those tenders to secure the rights to build such ships, the website said on Friday.
Prime Minister Dung has assigned the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to actively work with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Finance to allocate necessary capital for the project.
Modern fishing ship handed over to fisherman
The ceremony to hand over the ship to fisherman
The Song Dao Ship Building Joint-Stock Company of the Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) handed over a new steel-hull ship, coded VO18 01, to fisherman Nguyen Quoc Trong from Nghi Quang commune, Nghi Loc district, Nghe An province on March 2nd. This is the eighth fishing ship of this kind built at the company in the framework of the SBIC’s steel-hull shipbuilding program.
Binh Dinh fishermen access off-shore ship building credit
BIDV representative and client signing the loan agreement. Photo: Vietnam+
The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) has disbursed the first credit package of VND 61 billion (USD 2.8 million) for fishermen in central Binh Dinh province to build new ships serving off-shore operations.
Vietnam builds 56,200-ton ships, happy to be outsourcing provider
Vietnam’s shipbuilding industry
On April 12, 2015, Dongbacshin organized a ceremony for the hand-over of Truong Minh Dragon, a 12,500-ton ship to Truong Minh International JSC. Also at the event, Dongbacshin signed a contract to build the 56,200-ton bulk ship for Truong Minh.
Binh Dinh fishermen access off-shore ship building credit
The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) has disbursed the first credit package of VND61 billion (US$2.8 million) for fishermen in central Binh Dinh province to build new ships serving off-shore operations
Shipbuilding corporation healthier after restructuring
The Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) has risen from a proverbial shipwreck after an active restructuring and is now ready to sail, stated Chairman of the firm’s member council Nguyen Ngoc Su
DATC to buy 94 million USD Vinalines debt
The Debt and Asset Trading Corporation (DATC) is negotiating with some banks to buy nearly 2 trillion VND (94 million USD) of debt owned by the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines).
Maersk Opens New Logistics Center in Vietnam
Danish logistics conglomerate Maersk launches its new logistics center in Bac Ninh to address the needs of a high-demand North Vietnam market. The new warehouse offers premium Warehousing and Distribution solutions to support our customers and the significant trade growth in the region.