Vietnam’s most modern surveillance ship handed over

Ha Long Shipbuilding Co, Ltd handed over fisheries surveillance ship KN-781 to the Vietnam Fisheries Surveillance Force in northern Quang Ninh province on June 30

The fisheries surveillance ship KN-781 has been designed by Damen Group from the Netherlands in accordance with European standards. It is considered one of the two most modern fisheries surveillance ships in Vietnam.

The vessel can operate continuously in normal conditions on an area of 5,000 nautical miles and can endure the toughest of seas.

The ship 90.5 metre long, 14 metres wide, 7 metres high and has a loaded capacity of 500 tones putting out12,016 of horse power.

The completion and handover of the ship will help the fisheries surveillance forces to strengthen its presence at Vietnam’s territorial waters