Vietnam and Japan hold a big opportunity for cooperation in shipbuilding as the world's second largest economy is recovering and the Southeast Asian country's shipbuilding industry boasts various potentials.
Tideworks Technology Inc. has announced the development of its newest automation tool - Crane Telemetry for Spinnaker Planning Management System®.
Spinnaker integrates vessel, berth, yard and rail planning tools in one workspace enabling terminal operators to increase operating efficiencies and reduce turn times. Spinnaker's Crane Telemetry tool allows terminal operators to automate the process of identifying the physical stowage position of containers loaded to or discharged from the vessel in real time.
The General Department of Seas and Islands is finalising a plan to grant green cards to territories of Vietnam, considering it an effective measure to build a "geographical zone trademark" for Vietnam's seas, said the department's deputy head Nguyen Dang Dao.
Viet Nam is determined to become a country with a strong and advanced maritime economy, President Nguyen Minh Triet has said.
Triet delivered the message at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Viet Nam Sea and Island Festival in the central province of Quang Binh yesterday.
A study on the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City express railway project showed that the project’s economic efficiency, while less than perfect, will not affect the national economy, said Transport Minister Ho Nghia Dung on May 20.
Ho Chi Minh City is estimated to need VND20 trillion ($1 billion) for transport infrastructure projects annually, Doan Kim Thanh, an official from the municipal Institute for Development Studies said at a meeting on May 17.