New cruise ship in the Mekong Delta, new train in the north

Can Tho Shipbuilding Industry and Transport Joint Stock Company put its first cruise ship, CASHIN-01, into service on December 10 on the Ha Tien – Phu Quoc route.

Travelers will be able to travel to Phu Quoc Island from Ha Tien on Kien Giang’s CASHIN-01 cruise ship. (Photo: Wikipedia)

The VND13.5 billion ($801,000) vessel, able to carry 104 passengers, will take one and a half hours to travel the 55-kilometer route.

The first passenger train between Gia Lam (Ha Noi) – Ha Long (Quang Ninh) also began operations this week, on December 11.

The train has six coaches - five 62-soft seat coaches and one coach for staff.

It will travel between Gia Lam and Ha Long everyday.

By Staff Writers – Translated by H.Mien

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