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Central port in dire need of space

The Quy Nhon General Port in central Binh Dinh Province has been overloaded in recent years, having to handle nearly 2.5 times its designed capacity annually. Despite temporary measures being taken, the port faced numerous obstacles in handling the increasing amount of goods it had to service. Chairman of the …

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Forum on sea-based economy to open next month

The second Vietnam Marine-based Economic Forum 2011 (VMEF 2011) will be held in the central coastal city of Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province on June 8. Themed “Momentums and challenges for the development of Vietnam ‘s coastal economic zones”, VMEF 2011 will discuss the country’s marine-based economic development strategies and …

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Vietnam-US Business Forum held in New York

A Vietnam-US Business Forum themed “Doing Business in Vietnam” was held in New York on July 13 by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the US Chamber of Commerce. The forum attracted 25 Vietnamese businesses and more than 30 US groups and companies in the fields of banking, …

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VPA ANNUAL MEETING 2011

The Vietnam Seaports Association (VPA) Annual Meeting 2011 is scheduled to be held at Unification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City, on September 15-17, 2011, hosted by Ben Nghe Port. Participants to the Meeting include directors and key managers from 55 member ports and potential new member ports; senior officials …

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Vietnam officially announces Law of the Sea

The Office of the President of Vietnam today (Monday) held a press conference to announce the official ratification of the country’s Law of the Sea – among many other important laws – that was passed by the third session of the 13th National Assembly last month. The law, passed on …

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VPA ANNUAL MEETING 2013

The Vietnam Seaports Association (VPA) Annual Meeting 2013 is scheduled to be held at Grand Ha Long Hotel on September 11-12, 2013, hosted by Quang Ninh Port. Participants to the Meeting include directors and key managers from 61 member ports and potential new member ports; senior officials from the Government …

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Inaugurates the Cai Mep-Thi Vai International port

The Cai Mep-Thi Vai International Port was inaugurated Monday during a ceremony attended by the Ministry of Transport and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) The deep-sea port, which received investment from the transport ministry, broke ground in late 2008 and cost VND12,891 trillion ($619.76 billion), an amount provided by …

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