Cruises in Halong bay to be equipped with GPS

cruises copyMore than 230 tourist vessels in northern Quang Ninh Province’s Ha Long Bay have been equipped with global positioning systems, or GPS. The installation, which started last year, is a part of the province’s VND12 billion (US$572,000) programme on improving management of tourist vessels and better ensuring the safety of tourists in the bay, which is prone to storms.

The province plans to complete a programme on installing the satellite navigation system on all 500 vessels cruising the bay by April 30.