Author: vietnamshipbuildingnews

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

On 31st of August, Ha Long Shipbuilding Company held a keel laying ceremony of FISHING TRAWLER which be built for ShipBuilding Asia LTD (Canada). This is a generation of offshore fishing vessel in Canada’s Northern sea and be equipped with modern technology under the international marine fishing law.
After several months of cooperation, negotiation, planning, on the morning of 31/8/2017, Halong Shipbuilding Company held a keel laying ceremony of Fishing Trawler which be built for ShipBuilding Asia LTD (Canada). This is a generation of offshore fishing vessels in the North Sea of Canada and be equipped with modern technology under the international marine fishing law.

Representatives of Ha Long Shipbuilding Company handed over the building contract of  Fishing Trawler for ShipBuilding Asia LTD.

Vietnam launches 700-ton boat for offshore patrol, rescue

A factory of the defense ministry in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday launched the most modern patrol and rescue boat ever built by the country. The boat of 700 metric tons, 63 meters long and 12 meters wide is built anew for the Vietnamese Navy, using German engines, communication devices that meet international standards, and having a helicopter pad.
It uses design of a British Russian joint venture company which allows operation in tough waters with wind power of 118-133 kilometers per hour.