Halong upgrades Titop wharf

Tourist boat dock in Halong

Tourist boat dock in Halong

Project to renovate and upgrade the boat dock at Titop island in Halong Bay include items of demolishing the old wharf and built a new ship dock by reinforced concrete, total length is 60m, width of 5.5 m, emblishing operator station and fire protection systems, electrical lighting system of terminal. After upgrading and expansion will become level 3 waterway construction work, at the same time can handle 15 ships coming in and off the wharf, The project is expected to be completed in early 2014

By this time, the project has completed 25% workload. The contractor has completed the demolition of the old terminal, installed makeshift port to serve the visitors and built some underwater items.

Located in the central area of World natural heritage Halong Bay, about 7 – 8 km to the southeast of the Bai Chay tourist wharf, the Titop island is considered one of the most attractive destinations in Halong. The beach in Titop island has the shape of a sickle moon. The sand on the beach is washed everyday by tides. Most Halong bay tours bring tourists to Titop as part of the trip, every day thousands of visitors come and relax on the beach, tourists can climb more than 420 steps up to the top of the mountain for a panorama view of Halong bay. Therefore the completion of the new ship dock will facilitate the cruisers and ensure safety for travelers, gradually improve infrastructure in Halong Bay.

The project has a total investment of over 47 billion, invested by Halong Bay Management Board and is under construction in the early months of 2013. Currently, the executing unit Thang Long Mechanic and Construction joint stock company is overcoming difficulties of building on water to complete the project according to the schedule set to meet the growing demand of visitors.

source: http://www.travelhalongtours.com/travelnews/halong-upgrade-titop-dock.htm

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