Boats on West Lake to be inspected

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Boats on West Lake to be inspected

Hà Nội will set up an inter-sector team to inspect the business operations and the safety of boats and floating houses on West Lake by next month, Vũ Văn Viện, the city’s Transport Department director said.

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Vietnam to fine waterway passengers wearing no life jackets

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Vietnam to fine waterway passengers wearing no life jackets

Starting from July, passengers aboard ferries and boats in Vietnam who fail to put on life jackets will be fined between VND100,000 (US$4.5) and VND200,000 ($9).

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Nearly 200 railway bridges at high risk

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Nearly 200 railway bridges at high risk

About 180 railway bridges across the country are in need of urgent repairs to ensure traffic safety, according to Vietnam Railways (VNR).

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Transport industry yields US$91.46 million from non-core divestments

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The Ministry of Transport reported that it has divested state capital from five corporations as per instruction by the Prime Minister and yielded VND2,039 billion (US$91.46 million).

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Coast Guard rescues tourists stranded on Co To Island

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Coast Guard rescues tourists stranded on Co To Island

More than 2,000 tourists, stranded on Co To Island, off the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, due to bad weather, were transported to the mainland June 16, says the Island People’s Committee.

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Thousands stranded on Co To Island because of bad weather

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Thousands stranded on Co To Island because of bad weather

More than 2,000 tourists have been stranded on Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province due to bad weather from June 14 to 15.

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China’s South China Sea meeting with ASEAN ends in confusion

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China’s South China Sea meeting with ASEAN ends in confusion

A meeting in China involving foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations over the South China Sea has ended in confusion after Malaysia released and then retracted a joint statement that expressed “serious concerns” over developments in the disputed waterway.

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MoT requires creation of hot lines for waterway transport

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MoT requires creation of hot lines for waterway transport

Minister of Transport Trương Quang Nghĩa has asked transport departments in cities and provinces to set up hot lines at domestic ports, wharfs, as well as on boats and ships, to allow the public to submit complaints and other information.

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Hue reinforces waterway safety and improve folk singing

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Hue reinforces waterway safety and improve folk singing

Local authorities in Hue has tightened management on waterways safety to prevent possible accidents and improve the quality of folk singing shows on boats.

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Vietnam tightens water tourism safety standards

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Vietnam tightens water tourism safety standards

Following the recent cruise ship tragedy in the central city of Da Nang, the operations of tourist boats in several locations across Vietnam have been suspended for a thorough standard and safety check.

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Đà Nẵng to commence key projects

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Da Nang to commence key projects

The central city has asked the ministry of transport to allocate funds for key transport infrastructure projects – Liên Chiểu port and the East-West Economic Corridor No 2 (EWEC2) connecting Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Việt Nam – in 2016-20.

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Da Nang dismisses officials following fatal tourist boat sinking

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Da Nang dismisses officials following fatal tourist boat sinking

Leaders of Da Nang have instructed the city transport department to dismiss responsible officials after three tourists died when a boat sank in Han River on June 4.

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Da Nang takes legal actions against boat capsize case

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Da Nang takes legal actions against boat capsize case

Da Nang city’s Investigation Police Office has decided to take proceedings against those involved in the boat capsize on the Han river in Da Nang on the night of June 4, which left three dead.
Thao Van 2 boat was brought to Han river bank (Photo: VNA)

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Tourist boat safety scrutinised

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Tourist boat safety scrutinised

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged a rapid investigation into the tourist boat on the Han River in Danang City and a thorough check-up on the operation of tourist boats nation-wide.

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Overloading to blame for ship overturn in central Vietnam: official

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Overloading to blame for ship overturn in central Vietnam: official

Huge overloading has been identified as the cause of an incident in which a cruise ship capsized in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang on Saturday night, while local port authorities are being held accountable for letting the boat operate without a license.

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