During the event, Senior Captain Trinh Xuan Tung, Naval Region 5’s Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, handed over missions to the troops while encouraging them to promote responsibility and solidarity and overcome difficulties so as to fulfill all assigned missions with absolute safety.

Presenting gifts to troops of Ship 627

He also requested the troops to actively conduct patrols to soon address any cases of illegal fishing, while disseminating information about laws and IUU fishing prevention to raise fishermen’s awareness and responsibility, thereby soon removing European Commission's “yellow card.”

Ship 627 is ready for the IUU fishing prevention mission.

On behalf of troops on board, Lieutenant Nguyen Van Nguyen, Political Commissar of Ship 627, thanked the Naval Region 5 Command for the care and encouragement, noting that the ship’s chains-of-command have grasped the information about the assigned missions to all troops. “This is the third consecutive year that Ship 627 has been on Tet duty at sea, but all troops are determined to complete their tasks so as to make achievements in the fight against IUU fishing,” Nguyen added.

Translated by Song Anh