14 June 2017

News Story: Japan Coast Guard vessel visits Da Nang

JCG Echigo in Kobe 2013 (Image: Wiki Commons)
Da Nang (VNA) – The Japan Coast Guard ship ECHIGO docked at Tien Sa port on June 13 for a seven-day visit to Da Nang city. 

This is the fourth time a ship of the Japan Coast Guard has visited the central city. The 105.4-metre-long, 14.6-metre-wide ship ECHIGO is captained by Colonel Toyota Chikara.

The ship’s crew of 85 officers and sailors are scheduled to pay courtesy visits to the High Command of the Vietnam Coast Guard, and the municipal People’s Committee.  

They will also visit the Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre Region II and several landscapes in Da Nang, Hoi An, and Hue.

Read the full story at VietnamPlus