On the morning of February 13th at Tien Sa Port, Da Nang City hosted the official welcoming ceremony for Settsu, a Japanese Coast Guard ship in Da Nang for a friendly visit from February 13 to February 18.
Settsu is led by Colonel Niwa Satoshi together with 52 officers and sailors onboard.
Settsu docked at Tien Sa Port for an official visit to Da Nang
The ship belongs to the Tokyo Regional Command, bears number PLH07, has a weight of 3,304 tons, length of 105.4 m, width of 14.6 m, and speed limit of 18 knots.
During their visit, Japanese Coast Guard sailors will participate in many activities such as meeting with leaders of the Da Nang People's Committee and Coast Guard Command 2 and joint drills with the Vietnamese Coast Guard in search and rescue and fire prevention at sea.
The visit by a Japanese patrol ship to Da Nang is of great significance in the context of Viet Nam and Japan celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, 75 years of the Japanese Coast Guard, and 25 years of the Vietnamese Coast Guard.
The commander and officers and sailors of Settsu greeting leaders of agencies and units from Viet Nam
This visit contributes to further strengthening the friendship and cooperation between the governments, people, and law enforcement forces at sea of the two countries for the causes of peace, stability, cooperation, and development in the region and the world.