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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.

Seaport ventures to rake in new funds

The Ministry of Transport this month submitted a report requesting approval to implement the master plan for Vietnam’s seaport system for the 2021-2030 period.

National detailed seaport plan needs VND382 trillion for investment

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.

Vietnam Maritime Administration formulates green port criteria

The Vietnam Maritime Administration is gathering comments on a proposed set of criteria for recognising green ports.

HCM City seeks to build US$6 billion international container transshipment port in Can Gio

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.

Integrated port planning needs new vision

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.

USAID helps ease congestion at Cat Lai container port

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.

Businesses baulk at seaport payment inconsistencies

Many businesses in the south are suffering from added financial burdens, with newly-introduced seaport fees differing wildly among localities and affecting their activities.

VIMC seeks approval for int'l container terminal project in HCM City

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 seeks VND90 trillion to build railways connected to seaports

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 to attract more investment in seaport development

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.

HCMC continues delaying seaport fee collection until April 2022

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.

Investments in deep-water ports paying off

The volume of goods transported through southern ports has been rising by an average of 20 per cent a year in recent years, according to a report by Vietcombank Securities Company (VCBS).

Stay-at-work policies hit ports in Vietnam

Facing challenges due to a lack of human resources as a result of the stay-at-work policies, several ports in Vietnam have yet to find a way to solve the crisis, waiting for adjustments from local authorities to ensure smooth operations.

Transport Ministry directs to ease operation of seaports amid pandemic

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.

Port backlogs force alternative actions

With unreceived containers piling up and hampering the work of much-reduced personnel, Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City has thrown in the towel and requested that importers readjust the shipping routes to alternative destinations.

Ministry seeks PM’s approval to deal with container backlog at HCM City port

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.

Over VND27 trillion sought for key roads leading to seaports 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.

Vietnamese ports on pace to post banner year

Vietnam’s port sector will flourish this year as trade in goods is expected to thrive on the back of recovery in production, domestic consumption, and export markets, according to industry analysts.

Fresh port charges hit HCM City’s logistics

Despite strong objections among businesses, Ho Chi Minh City will start collecting infrastructure and service fees at seaports from July 2021, triggering concerns over logistics cost increases.