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The double-layer high speeed ship came into operaration on the route of Phan Thiet –Phu Quy - (23/01/2019)

(Muinetourism.vn).- On the morning of September 31st, at the Phan Thiet seaport (Binh Thuan province), the Phu quy Express ship for the route of Phan Thiet – Phu Quy was officially launched and come into operation in order to serve the local people and tourists. This was the first double-layer ship operating on this marine route.

(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

Being invested by Thanh Thanh Phat passenger transport Company limited with a total capital of VND 60 billion. It is 100% new and designed with the international standard, it can withstand the wind of 7-8 level.
The ship has the total length of 39 meters with the engine’s capacity of 3.000 Kilowatt. It can get the speed up to 30 nautical mile/hour; and can convey 300 passengers and 15 tons of commodities.All cabins are equiped with air-conditioning, cozy seats, LCD TV, rest rooms and enven Vip canbin. The ticket rates for one person are VND 400.000/per bed and 350.000/per seat.

(Ribbon cutting ceremony photo: Nguyen Vu)
 
Being away from the mainland about 56 nautical mile, Phu Quy Island has a very important position in the marine transportation. Phu Quy has a big advangtage in exchanging economy, culture, science and technology with the provinces in the coastal region and over the whole country; and Binh Thuan has had the project for developing Phu Phu into the main-point tourist area of the province. What the Phu Phu Express ship has come into operation cut down the time transporting from Phan Thiet to Phu Quy (only 2 hours) and vice versa, contributing to the development and trading between the Island and the mainland.
 
(Photo; Nguyen Vu)
 
(Photo: Nguyen vu)

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Nam – Deputy Director of Transportation emphasized that: “What the Phu Quy Express comes into operation not only narrows down the distance between the Island and the mainland but also helps the transportation more convenient; contributing to the sustainable development of provincial economy especially the tourism in Phu Quy island”.
Nguyen Vu
Translated by van Thao


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