Vietnam builds first modern fishing ship for Canada

Ha Long Shipbuilding Company, a subsidiary of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, held a keel laying ceremony on August 31, for a fishing ship named Fishing Trawler (SBA01) built for its Canadian partner Hill Enterprises. The Canadian market is a completely new market for Vietnam’s shipbuilding industry and this is the first time Ha Long Shipbuilding Company has carried out such a project with a Canadian partner. Fishing Trawler is a medium-range vessel which is 29.1 metres long, 10.3 metres wide and 5 meters high. This latest generation of fishing ship is an offshore fishing ship which will be used off the coast of Northern Canada. click here to read the story 12:07