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Southern Cai Mep port receives super freighter

China Shipping’s CSCL Star, a container vessel with loading capacity up to 160,000 tonnes, docked in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on October 29. The freighter – 366 metres long and more than 51 metres wide  can carry over 14,000 TEUs (a unit measuring …

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Maritime agency wants to downsize HCMC ports

The Vietnam Maritime Administration has expressed the intention to downsize ports in HCMC to divert ships to the underperforming Cai Mep-Thi Vai port complex in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. The administration will write to the Ministry of Transport proposing limiting cargo throughput at the city’s ports to help the Cai …

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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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