A ship from the Chinese People's Liberation Army docked in the central city of Da Nang on Friday as part of a friendship visit there.
The crew of the Xiangfan ship met with the city's People's Committee, Naval Area C's High Command, and the Military Area No.5's High Command during their visit.
They also took part in a volleyball match with Vietnamese military's volleyball team, and did some sightseeing.
On Wednesday and Thursday Vietnam People's Navy and the navy of Chinese People's Liberation Army held an annual joint patrol in the Gulf of Tonkin.
It's expected that the two navies will conduct joint ocean rescue exercises next Tuesday.