vietnam seaports

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HCM City port stops receiving imports as containers pile up

Tan Cang - Cat Lai Port in HCM City’s newly created Thu Duc City will temporarily stop accepting imports by businesses that have suspended production so that it can clear a huge backlog of containers that have piled up.

Seaport companies less affected amid pandemic

Seaport companies still reported positive earnings despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maritime service providers in request for EVFTA assistance

While the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is expected to bring about huge bonanzas, Vietnamese maritime transport service giants are facing an uphill battle to satisfy strict rules while seeking supporting policies from the government.


Trade upswing pressures local ports

After long expectations, EU businesses now have unprecedented market access to Vietnam’s inland shipping services, which heralds a great deal more competition as well as mounting pressure on the local seaport infrastructure.

Container handling charge increases proposed to attract investment in seaports

Container loading and unloading service charges should be increased to approach the regional level so investors would not feel hesitant when pouring money into developing seaports.


Southern authorities mull solutions on port development

Poor infrastructure conditions and weak connections between ports and manufacturing facilities are the biggest hurdles to seaport development.