28 Januari 2016
Sail training ship Le Quy Don arrived at Nha Trang harbor (photo : phapluat)
First sail of Vietnam over storm water
First modern sail training ship of Vietnam made the longest voyage in the history of the Vietnam People's Navy for 125 days at sea, around 3/4 of Earth.
Afternoon 27-1, first modern sail training ship of Vietnam People's Navy named scholar Le Quy Don docked at harbor Military Naval Academy in Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa).
According to Lt. Nguyen Trong Hieu, deputy training ship Le Quy Don, this sailing ship long distance training missions, combining performing diplomatic activities with other countries in the ASEAN region. Workforce seamen are 30 people, can serve 80 students to practice long distance.
Sail training ship Le Quy Don (photo : Michal Szafran)
One source said on Polish sailing ship fabrication, shipbuilding orders of the Ministry of Defense of Vietnam, in which the company CHOREN Design and Consulting Design, Marine Projects Company closed under the supervision of team the Defense Industry Holding Obronny Polski (Poland). 67 m long vessel, 10 meters wide, a total area of 1,400 m2 , the amount of 857 tons of water displacement. The vessel has three 40m high masts with sails 21, 10 rotating rod. Start production from 2-7-2014, lauch date 1-6-2015.
Sail training ship Le Quy Don (photo : jansarek)
According to Lt. Nguyen Trong Hieu, depart from Poland since 26-9-2015, sailing ship Le Quy Don and crew of the Naval Academy, the Polish specialists have made the longest voyage in calendar use Vietnam People's Navy for 125 days at sea, around 3/4 of Earth. Train went through many waters, from the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean to the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal, go on the Pacific, through the channel in the Philippines and the South China Sea to Vietnam.
During the first voyage, the ship sails along waterway Le Quy Don Group has faced two hurricanes, four episodes of low pressure. "Currently the crew of the Naval Academy already quite mature operations. We can operate, control ship correctly after the ship was handed over completely to Vietnam "- Nguyen Trong Hieu said.