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Tuan Chau port opens

Released at: 14:45, 08/10/2015

Tuan Chau port opens

All cruises around Ha Long Bay to use Tuan Chau International Passenger Port.

by Hoai An

The Tuan Chau Group and the Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee officially opened the Tuan Chau International Passenger Port on October 7.

Construction of the 200 ha port began in 2012 and received total investment of VND10 trillion ($444.4 million). Located in the southeast of Tuan Chau Island it has two wharves - one 4,441 meters in length and the other 1,443 meters.

Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Le Quang Tung said the port will ensure the safety and convenience of international visitors and ships when docking to visit Ha Long Bay.

Tuan Chau International Passenger Port is one of the key projects to develop the province’s infrastructure network and contribute to the growth of its tourism sector. Quang Ninh is also establishing more cruises to Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay and all cruises in the province will use the port.  

According to the Chairman of the Tuan Chau Group, Mr. Dao Hong Tuyen, in the next phase the group will develop the surrounding site into an urban area with high-end villas, resorts, hotels, restaurants, a business center, a 27-hole golf course, and school.

The Tuan Chau tourism area is located on an area of 1,200 ha and is 2 km from the center of Ha Long city. It includes a complex of 50 five-star villas, 300 hotel rooms, restaurants and other entertainment facilities, including performances by dolphins, seals, and sea lions, martial arts, and a musical fountain park.

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