Quang Nam's first steel fishing boat launched


(QNO) - The first offshore steel-clad fishing boat named QNa-94679-TS,  made by the loan under the Government’s Decree No.67/2014/ND-CP dated July 7, 2014,  has been launched at Tho Quang Dry-dock (Son Tra district, Da Nang city) by fisherman Tran Van Lien in Binh Minh commune (Thang Binh district, Quang Nam province).

Quang Nam’s first offshore steel-clad fishing boat.
Quang Nam’s first offshore steel-clad fishing boat.

This 940 hp boat was built by the Bao Duy Shipbuilding Company (BDC). It is 26m long, 7.1m wide with a freeboard of 3.3m high, a water level of 2.6m and 19.5 thousand tons of draught. It cost 17 billion VND, 95% of which was loaned by BIDV bank.

Reportedly, the second offshore steel-clad fishing boat will be launched on 24th April by fishermen Nguyen Trong Vy of Quang Nam province.