Ba Ria - Vung Tau has the advantage of deep water ports, vessels crossing ports do not need to transit, but go straight to Europe, America instead, with better service quality, can compete with the ports in the region.
The Department of Transport announced the conclusion of the Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong at the meeting on licensing foreign vessels to ship inland containers. Under this announcement, foreign container ships will be licensed domestic shipping if they ship carrier- owned-containers, for a six-month license period/ time.
Yesterday a fire erupted in the engine room of the Hai Phong 09 (HP 09) cargo ship, causing the ship to lose power when it was just 30 nautical miles from Cu Lao Cham island in the central province of Quang Nam.
The Vietnam Marine Police Department and Z189 Factory, under the General Department of National Defense Industry, yesterday launched a modern multifunctional large-tonnage police ship "DN 2000", with number sign "CSB 8001", in Hai Phong City.