Kien Giang invests VND 60 bln in Phu Quoc - Tho Chau ship route

Passenger ship on Phu Quoc - Tho Chau route has just been put into the operation from Phu Quoc Island to Tho Chau Island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang and vice versa, said Vice Director of the Provincial Transport Department Le Viet Bac yesterday.

Illustrative photo:SGGP

Illustrative photo:SGGP

Accordingly, the high- speed ship departs from Bai Vong Port, Ham Ninh commune, Phu Quoc district. 
The Phu Quoc No.9 ship was designed with a length of 36.5 meters and width of six meters, speed 24 nautical miles an hour, with total investment capital of around VND 60 billion.

It is able to carry 120 passengers.

The ship runs every five days and trip duration is about 3.5- 4 hours.

BY VINH THUAN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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