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Vietnam to buy more Russian Gepard-class warships

Vietnam to buy more Russian Gepard-class warships

Vietnam and Russia are discussing the building of two more Gepard-3.9 ships for the Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN), the local news website Sputnik quoted the Russian Rostex Group as saying on May 29.

Vietnamese maritime police nab pirate suspects

Vietnamese maritime police nab pirate suspects

Eight men believed to be pirates fleeing from the hijacked Malaysian-flagged tanker Orkim Harmony were being held by the Vietnamese maritime police force on Phu Quoc Island for further investigation, said Colonel Doan Bao Quyet, political commissar of the Maritime Police Zone 4.

Vietnamese embassy vows to bring home sailor’s body soon

Vietnamese embassy vows to bring home sailor’s body soon

The Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore has vowed to work closely with relevant agencies to bring home the body of sailor Tran Duc Dat who was shot dead by pirates off Singapore’s coast in the early morning of December 7.

Missing oil tanker returns home

Missing oil tanker returns home

Oil tanker Sunrise 689, which reportedly lost contact after leaving Singapore for Vietnam on October 2, is on the way home, according to the ship’s owning company - the Haiphong Seafood Shipbuilding Joint Stock Company.

Vietnam joins Asian coast guard meeting

Vietnam joins Asian coast guard meeting

(VOV) -A Vietnamese delegation led by Colonel Ngo Ngoc Thu, Deputy Head cum Chief of the Staff of the Vietnam Marine Police Department has participated in the 9th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting in Thailand on October 29-30.

Vietnam to extradite 11 Indonesian pirates

Vietnam will hand over 11 Indonesian pirates, who hijacked the Malaysian vessel Zafirah, to the Indonesian side at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City on April 13.

Vietnamese sailors escape from Somali pirates

Five Vietnamese sailors were among the crewmen of a fishing vessel of Taiwan, China, who escaped from Somali pirates after it was hijacked in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles.