Construction on the US$250 million Nosco-Vinalines ship repair plant kicked off in Yen Hung District, northern Quang Ninh Province.
Construction on the US$250 million Nosco-Vinalines ship repair plant kicked off in Yen Hung District, northern Quang Ninh Province. Attending the ceremony was Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai, who had requested the plant"s investors pay due attention to the environment while carrying out the project.
The Nosco-Vinalines plant will cover a total land area of 100ha on the right bank of the Chanh River, in Yen Hung District.
Construction on the plant will consist of two phases, with the first phase planned to cost $150 million and be completed by 2011, and the second phase to finish two years later.
Once completed, the plant will be capable of repairing ships with capacities ranging from 70,000 DWT to 100,000 DWT, and will be expected to generate jobs for 700-800 people.
Earlier in the day, Deputy Prime Minister Hai visited the Khe Cham Coal Company, where he asked the company"s leaders to invest more in modern technologies to ensure the safety of its workers.