|Residents and tourists: Thổ Châu ship, which can carry 160 passengers, will begin operating from Thổ Châu to Phú Quốc islands. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
PHÚ QUỐC – A 160-passenger ship which can travel at up to 40kms an hour will begin operating from Phú Quốc Island to Thổ Châu Island in Kiên Giang Province.
The province’s Department of Transport said the ship, Thổ Châu No 9, would start services on the April 30 Liberation holiday this year.
The VNĐ60-billion (US$2.6 million) vessel will provide transport to visitors as well as residents of Thổ Châu Island for travel to Phú Quốc Island and the mainland.