Update news shipbuilding

While bank debts for building ships are still hanging over fishermen’s heads, new difficulties are causing more serious burdens for them.

Great progress expected from Vietnam-Japan shipbuilding cooperation

Vietnam-Japan cooperation in the field of shipbuilding is hoped to bring great opportunities to develop Vietnam’s technology, especially in ship designing.

Japan actively involves in drafting Vietnam’s industrialization strategy

Foreign investment in six priority industries under the industrialization strategy accounted for 27% of total registered capital in Vietnam from 2013 to March 2019, focusing on electronics, automobiles and energy saving.

Multi-billion VND shipbuilding projects stop operations

Who is to blame for the unprofitable shipbuilding projects which have had to stop operation?

Shipbuilding industry needs special policies

VietNamNet Bridge - New investment projects committed by Singaporean investors and orders from South Korea have signalled a revival of the shipbuilding industry in 2018. 

Shipbuilding industry’s golden era over, oversupply predicted

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam shipbuilding industry has been developing in 10-year cycles with pinnacles in 1987, 1997, 2007 and 2017. As the highest peak of the latest cycle is over, an oversupply may occur in 2018.

VN shipbuilding needs to grow

 VietNamNet Bridge – Do Thai Binh, the Vice Chairman of the Viet Nam Shipbuilding Association, spoke with Hai Quan (Customs) Newspaper about the growth potential of Viet Nam’s shipbuilding industry.

Experts pessimistic about Vietnam-Russia submarine production

VietNamNet Bridge - Building submarines is beyond Vietnam’s capacity as Vietnamese engineers now can only build midrange ships, torpedo boats and some other models, experts say.

Vietnam builds 56,200-ton ships, happy to be outsourcing provider

When Dongbacshin fulfills the contract on building a 56,200-ton ship, Vietnam will be able to prove it can build big-tonnage vessels and list itself among the largest shipbuilders in the world.

Shipbuilding difficulties remain a roadblock for seafood industry

 VietNamNet Bridge – Obstacles in the shipbuilding process are being blamed for the slow implementation of policies intended to develop the seafood sector and the offshore fishing industry.


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 Holiday season drives prices up; VAMC eats up bad debts from credit institutions; SBV to continue gold auctions; New house tax to fund infrastructure; Exports need quality breakthroughs; New shipbuilding firm to begin operations

Vinashin model officially abolished

 VietNamNet Bridge- The newly-issued decision by the Ministry of Transport announces the birth of a new corporation named SBIC and the officially deletion of the disreputable Vinashin group.

Vietnam to receive two Russian submarines

A source from Admiralteyskie Verfi has confirmed that the first two submarines, in the total of six atomic submarines being built at this shipyard, will be transferred to Vietnam later this year or in early 2014.