On March 11, Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) had a working session with the People's Committee of the province on the "Vung Tau international container port and the logistics base" and "Offshore Repair and new construction yard". Chairman of BR-VT People's Committee Tran Minh Sanh chaired the meeting.
Up to 3 March 2010, Phu My port welcomed 90 participations of vessels with nearly 700,000 tons of cargo, mainly agricultural products. With current facilities, in 2010, Phu My Port is expected to exceed the target growth from 15 to 20% over 2009.
Japanese investors are interested in investment cooperation in building and operating deep water ports in Vietnam, said Japanese Deputy Minister of Land-Infrastructure-Transport and Tourism Fujita Takehino.
An official ceremony was held last night in Hai Phong, north Vietnam, celebrating the commencement of infrastructure works for the second phase of the port construction, which will start later this year.
Freight rates for container shipping trade lanes between Asia and Europe have returned to their peak levels of 2007 as exports gain strength and shipping companies control capacity over the route, reported the South China Morning Post.
Ba Ngoi Port in Cam Ranh township in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa was put into official operation on Thursday under the new name Cam Ranh Port Ltd. Co., one year and a half after the port was transferred from Khanh Hoa Province's government to the Stated-owned Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines). Vinalines said it had plans to upgrade Cam Ranh into a key container port in the south-central region.
The Dong Nai Port Joint- Stock Company on Wednesday held a meeting to review its activities in 2009 and inaugurated its new container wharf constructed in Long Binh Tan port located in Bien Hoa city's Long Binh Tan ward.