Vietnam moves to modernise shipping fleet Business

Vietnam moves to modernise shipping fleet

Vietnam’s sea transport sector has maintained good growth recently with the volume of goods transported by the Vietnamese fleet reaching more than 81 million tonnes in the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Maritime industry lacks human resources Society

Maritime industry lacks human resources

Universities need to train nearly 15,000 navigating officers and other shipping personnel by 2020 to address a shortage of human resources in the maritime industry, according to Dr Nguyen Duc Ca of the Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences.
Vietnamese, Greek enterprises urged to foster trade partnership Business

Vietnamese, Greek enterprises urged to foster trade partnership

Businesses of Vietnam and Greece were encouraged to promote cooperation in the trade of their products of advantage, especially in maritime transport, logistics, shipbuilding, sea port development, tourism and agricultural product processing, at a Vietnam-Greece Business Forum held in Hanoi on December 10.
Former Vinashinlines official prosecuted Society

Former Vinashinlines official prosecuted

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has launched criminal proceeding against and arrested Tran Van Khuong, former chief accountant of the Vinashinlines.
Court upholds jail term for ex-Vinashin chairman Society

Court upholds jail term for ex-Vinashin chairman

The appeal court of the Supreme People’s Court on August 30 upheld a jail term of 20 years handed down at the trial in March 2012 for former Chairman of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) Pham Thanh Binh who was found guilty of intentionally violating State regulations.
Society

Former Vinashin executives in court

The Supreme People's Court opened a three-day hearing to consider the appeals of eight out of the nine defendants who were sentenced for intentionally violating the State's economic management regulations, causing serious consequences.
Business

Equitisation of State firms ‘speeding up'

Vietnam will have just 692 State-owned enterprises in four years' time, down from more than 2,000 now, since steps are being taken to speed up their equitisation, a senior official has said.
Gov’t resolve to recover shipbuilder Vinashin Business

Gov’t resolve to recover shipbuilder Vinashin

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung has reiterated the Government’s policy to restructure Vinashin on the verge of bankrupcy and make shipbuilding core of the national sea strategy for 2020 and more.