OOCL, which is a member of the Grand Alliance along with Hapag-Lloyd and NYK Line, said its services, KTX 1, 2 and 3, which provide connections to Southeast Asian ports through Japan, continue to operate normally.
Strategic Marine (Australia) has just won a contract to supply a 27 metre work barge to service the energy and resources sector in Western Australia's north-west. This vessel will be built at Strategic Marine's largest shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam for Karratha business Offshore Plant Hire.
The government of HCMC has allowed the Department of Transport to put up a Soai Rap River dredging project for rebid, citing the impact of the volatile exchange rate between the local currency dong and the U.S. dollar.
Viet Nam and India have huge potential to co-operate on shipbuilding because the world industry is still recovering from the economic downturn, Indian Ambassador Ranit-Rae said at a seminar here on Tuesday.
Local tour operators serving foreign cruise ships have reported a strong rise in cruise passenger arrivals, but the lack of a capable terminal for such vessels will hinder the development of this tourism segment.