Update news seaports
Despite great advantages for seaport development, there are still many bottlenecks in the Vietnam’s logistics sector, at a time when Laos and Cambodia are making heavy investments in this field.
Nguyen Hai Nam, Director of Ho Chi Minh City Port Authority, has proposed speeding up the construction of the international transshipment port in Can Gio District.
Three Vietnamese ports, including Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh City and Cai Mep, appeared in the ranking of 100 container ports in 2022 with the world's most enormous cargo throughput, published by Lloyd's List (United Kingdom) maritime magazine.
The Vietnam Maritime Administration has just submitted a national detailed seaport plan for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050 to the Ministry of Transport.
The Vietnam Maritime Administration is gathering comments on a proposed set of criteria for recognising green ports.
The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has asked for the government’s consideration of the construction of an international container transshipment port in Can Gio district.
Apart from the Cat Lai Terminal in HCMC, surrounding ports will soon become overwhelmed as trade, container traffic and port calls by bigger ships have been forecast to rise. The planning of integrated ports is an urgent solution to this issue.
The USAID and the General Department of Vietnam Customs unveiled an action plan comprising of 21 solutions aimed at improving the operational efficiency of Cat Lai container port, during a workshop held on May 19 in HCM City.
Many businesses in the south are suffering from added financial burdens, with newly-introduced seaport fees differing wildly among localities and affecting their activities.
Saigon Port JSC plans to join hands with the Mediterranean Shipping Company to build and operate an international container terminal in Can Gio district, HCM City.
Vietnam Railway Authority (VRA) has submitted a plan to call for foreign investment in two railways to be connected to the Lach Huyen and Cai Mep – Thi Vai ports.
Vietnam will need about 313 trillion VND (13.7 billion USD) to develop a modern seaport system between now and 2030, and the funding will mostly come from non-budget sources.
HCM City will continue to extend the due date of collecting fees for using seaports and sea border gates infrastructure works in the city until April 1, 2022.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked provincial and municipal authorities to ease the travel of labourers at seaports so as to avoid the disruption of production and supply chains amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) is seeking approval from the Prime Minister to deal with the huge container backlog at Tan Cang - Cat Lai (TCCL) Port in HCM City.
The HCMC Department of Transport has proposed the municipal government develop six key traffic infrastructure projects leading to the seaports in the city with an estimated investment of over VND27 trillion.