Update news Ports
VietNamNet Bridge – River and seaports in the Mekong Delta system of Group 6 ports handle a huge volume of goods, but 70 per cent amount of goods in the region are still carried by road to HCM City.
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has said it would enforce stricter measures to stop overweight cargo shipments, such as temporarily shutting ports and firing directors who violated the MOT's weight regulations.
VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign shipping agents are preferred over Vietnamese agents and the country’s fleet of 1,700 vessels, a report from the Vietnam Maritime Bureau (Vinamarine) shows.
VietNamNet Bridge – Transport firms delivering goods to partners have complained about long waits at ports because of a new regulation that requires verification of the loading capacity of vehicles.
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport said any ports found to violate regulations on overloading from the second time will be closed for a period of between one and three months, a sanction accepted by all ports at a meeting here on Tuesday.
VietNamNet Bridge – Import-export companies are complaining about new fees imposed by the Cat Lai Port Authority as well as surcharges added by international shipping firms.
Import-export companies and customs officers have got worried stiff because of the new regulation that requires exporters to gather goods at the border gates, seaports, airports or bonded warehouses before they make customs declarations.
VietNamNet Bridge – The new regulation on the procedures for customs clearance has led to the fact that imports and exports have got stuck at customs and management agencies.
Vietnam plans to equitize some first class ports including Hai Phong, Da Nang, Quang Ninh, Saigon and Quy Nhon, a part of the program to call for private investment into the infrastructure development.