Thang Lengthy high-speed boat within the northern port metropolis of Hai Phong on Could 6, 2022. Photograph by VnExpress/Giang Chinh
A 77.46m lengthy, 11m large four-storied excessive velocity boat has been launched on the Vung Tau-Con Dao route off Vietnam’s southern coast.
The boat, Thang Lengthy, was launched Friday within the northern port metropolis of Hai Phong the place it was constructed earlier than touring to the south to serve passengers there.
As the largest high-speed boat in Vietnam so far, it has a most capability of 1,017 passengers that it hosts on three flooring. A cafeteria serves passengers on the highest flooring.
The boat will shorten the time to journey between Vung Tau, a seaside city that borders HCMC, and Con Dao, a well-liked vacationer island off the province, from 210-240 minutes to only 180 minutes.
Thang Lengthy high-speed boat is launched to serve passengers on the Vung Tau – Con Dao route, Could 2022. Photograph by VnExpress/Giang Chinh
Costing virtually VND200 billion ($8.72 million), it was constructed by the 189 One Member Co. Ltd, underneath the Ministry of Nationwide Protection and invested in by Phu Quoc Specific JSC.
The boat is product of aluminum alloy imported from Italy. It’s powered by a 11,580 horsepower (8,635 kW) Rolls-Royce MTU engine.
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