Launching a steel-clad boat for offshore fishing

By ANH QUAN |

(QNO) - On October 24, the QNa-91697TS ship launching ceremony was held at An Hoa port (Tam Giang commune, Nui Thanh district) by Thien Hau Phuoc Ship Joint Stock Company. The shipbuilding project was supported by the Government’s Decree 67/2014 loan.

Launching ceremony of steel-clad boat QNa-91697 TS (Photo: Anh Quan)
Launching ceremony of steel-clad boat QNa-91697 TS (Photo: Anh Quan)

The VND 18-billion ship was invested by Mr. Nguyen Ba Tam and designed by Vietnam Marine Technology Development and Engineering. The ship is 26m long, 7.1m wide, and 3.3m tall with a capacity of 829CV and a speed of 10-12 nautical miles/ hour. Besides, it is equipped with three Doosan (Korea) power generators and other fishing gears.

Steel-clad boat QNa-91697 TS (Photo: Anh Quan)
Steel-clad boat QNa-91697 TS (Photo: Anh Quan)

The QNa-91697TS will become a member of the offshore fishing ships team to the Hoang Sa (Paracels) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos, contributing to Vietnamese sea and islands sovereignty protection.

By ANH QUAN