HCM City hydrofoil services to re-operate

The Ministry of Transport has just given a nod to hydrofoil operators to re-operate on the HCMC-Vung Tau route on August 12 after a halt early this year following a fire.

A hydrofoil brings passengers from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau City. (Photo: KK)

The functional departments will make a complete technical inspection to make sure that boats are fire safe and have marine registered quality standards.

Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong asked operators of the high-speed boats to ensure their vessels have suitable fire fighting equipments and cameras in cabins to ensure passenger safety.

By Quoc Hung – Translated by Kim Khanh

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