Shipbuilding in Vietnam Soars

Friday, July 13, 2007
The shipbuilding industry in Vietnam has - much like the rest of the shipbuilding world - experienced a boom in the past several years with total contracts reaching 10.6 million DWT and a total value of $7.6 billion. Last year, contracts with overseas customers reached $4.5 billion. (Source: http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn)

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