First steel fishing vessel in Quang Ngai launched

The Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) have launched the first steel fishing vessel coded Hoang Anh 01, for fishermen in the central province of Quang Ngai.

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The 25.2m long, 7.5m wide and 3.6m high ship has a total dead weight of 120 tons and a capacity of 903CV. It includes six main holds for containing fish, two for equipment and one for foodstuff.

Hoang Anh 01 ship built at the cost of VND 6.5 billion, excluding equipment, will contribute to improving quality and quantity of seafood and to ensuring fishermen’s safety at high sea.

After the launching ceremony, the ship was rented to fisherman Mai Thanh Van in Binh Chanh commune, Binh Son district, by 5 to 7-year installments.