Da Nang to dredge Han River for international yacht race

The People’s Committee in the central city of Da Nang has asked the city Department of Transport to dredge 3.6 kilometers of Han River for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race scheduled in February next year.

A corner of Han River in Da Nang city (Photo: SGGP)

The project with a total capital of VND6.6 billion (US$294,000) will start on September 20 to dredge 33,000 cubic meters of soil.

Han River Port will be upgraded with sufficient electricity, water, restroom system for boats to land at.

The project is expected to complete a month after staring to avoid the yearly rainy and stormy season.

By Nguyen Hung – Translated by Hai Mien

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