Vietnam will receive six new Japanese-made patrol ships to boost its maritime rescue operations and maritime law enforcement. Photo: SCMP Vietnam will receive six new Japanese-made patrol ships to boost its maritime rescue operations and maritime law enforcement. Photo: SCMP
Vietnam will receive six new Japanese-made patrol ships to boost its maritime rescue operations and maritime law enforcement. Photo: SCMP

Vietnam

Japan signs deal to provide Vietnam with six patrol ships amid South China Sea tensions

  • The Japan International Cooperation Agency signed the US$345 million loan agreement to provide the Vietnam Coast Guard with new patrol vessels
  • This comes as China steps up its claims in the disputed sea and neighbouring countries toughen their stance against Beijing

Topic |   Vietnam
Vietnam will receive six new Japanese-made patrol ships to boost its maritime rescue operations and maritime law enforcement. Photo: SCMP Vietnam will receive six new Japanese-made patrol ships to boost its maritime rescue operations and maritime law enforcement. Photo: SCMP
Vietnam will receive six new Japanese-made patrol ships to boost its maritime rescue operations and maritime law enforcement. Photo: SCMP
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