POLICIES ON SEA AND ISLAND

Provinces asked to promote sea-based economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged central Quang Nam province to pay heed to promoting sea-based economy

Policy to support affected fishermen proves effectiveness

A policy supporting fishermen affected by marine environmental incident has proved its effectiveness.

Local maritime administrations assigned with new powers

From July 1 next year, local maritime administrations will assume more duties and powers to better manage seaports and maritime activities, according to the Ministry of Transport.

30/12/2016 | 15:42

Vietnam strives to become strong sea-based country

Vietnam, in its marine economy strategy by 2020, strive to become a strong country in marine economy and get rich from the sea while firmly safeguard the national sea sovereignty.

30/12/2016 | 15:35

New charge, fee rates set for inland waterway vessels

From the beginning of 2017, new charge and fee rates will apply at inland waterway ports and landing stages, according to Circular No. 248 issued by the Ministry of Finance.

30/12/2016 | 15:29

Foreign seamen must pay fee in order to go ashore in Vietnam

From 2017, a foreign crewmember working on a foreign vessel during its anchorage at a Vietnamese seaport will have to pay USD 3 to obtain a permit to go ashore from 7:00 to 24:00.

30/12/2016 | 14:45

Gov’t sets requirements for provision of maritime pilotage services

To provide maritime pilotage services, a business must be a lawfully established one and have at least 75 percent of its charter capital held by the State, according to Government Decree No. 70.

29/12/2016 | 16:59

Shipyards in Vietnam must meet international environmental standards

Shipbuilding and repair services in Vietnam must meet environmental standards in accordance with the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Seagoing Ships.

28/12/2016 | 11:30

Turning Da Nang port into logistic hub in central region

Da Nang port in deep water Da Nang bay is covered by Hai Van mountain to the north, Son Tra mountain to the south, and a 450-metre dyke. The favourable geographic location makes the port easier to be

26/12/2016 | 16:40

Insurers stand side by side with fishermen

Since the issuance of Decree 67/2014/ND-CP, insurers have become fishermen’s reliable companions, thus the fishermen feel secure when heading to the sea, contributing to affirming the country’s sea an

26/12/2016 | 16:30

Centre offers marine positioning, mapping services

The Centre for Sea Survey and Mapping (SEAMAP) under the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) has been actively providing marine positioning, guiding, surveying and mapping services.

26/12/2016 | 16:29

Ninh Thuan increases fishing capacity, protects sea ecology

The south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is striving to boost its capacity of fishing sea products in line with environmental protection.

26/12/2016 | 16:24

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