Vinashin to Build Six Transnational Express Vessels

Monday, March 05, 2007
The Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin) announced its plan to build six express vessels to cover the north-south route. The 160m-long ships will be built at an estimated cost of $1.5-2b. Each ship will be capable of transporting 2,000 passengers, reaching a speed of 29 nautical miles per hour. The first vessel is scheduled to be built abroad this year while the rest will be built in Vietnam. Source: VNA
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