Superdong, a high-speed boat operating on the Phan Thiet - Phu
Quy route, officially opened at the Phan Thiet Port, in the central province of
Binh Thuan, on June 21.
High-speed boat Superdong operates on the Phan Thiet - Phu Quy route. (Photo:
The boat is operated by the Superdong – Kien Giang Speedboat Corporation with a
total investment of US$2 million. All of the cabins are equipped with
air-conditioners, comfortable seats, LCD TV’s, toilets and a VIP cabin, with
music and a movie system.
Ticket prices per passenger are VND350,000 each, VND250,000 for children, and
VND260,000VND for people with disabilities.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Binh Thuan provincial
People's Committee, Pham Van Nam, emphasised that the launch of the high-speed
boat on the Phan Thiet - Phu Quy route not only helps to shorten the time travel
between the mainland and the island but also contributes to the local
It is also expected to help Phu Quy island to soon become a popular tourist
destination and a fishery logistics centre, he added.
Phu Quy Island is located in the middle of the East Sea. It is surrounded by
white sandy beaches and nine other isles. The island covers an area of 18 square
kilometres and has a population of over 27,000. It is also an important
in-between logistical destination linking the mainland with the Truong Sa
Roughly 56 nautical miles from Phan Thiet City and near the coastal provinces of
Khanh Hoa, Binh Thuan and Ba Ria-Vung Tau, the island has huge potential for
developing sea and island-based tourism, especially resorts, and ecological and