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Vietnam port container cargo throughput surged

  • Author:James
  • Source:Hong Kong Shipping
  • Release Date:2018-07-27
according toVietnamAccording to the Maritime Safety Administration, in the first half of 2018, the number of container ships with the Vietnamese flag increased by 38. The Vietnamese fleet achieved an estimated 69.9 million tons of cargo transportation, an increase of 9% over the same period in 2017.

Specifically, in the first half of 2018, the national port cargo throughput reached 254.8 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 17%. among them,containerThe throughput reached 8.7 million TEUs, an increase of 28% over the same period last year, reaching 57% of the 2018 plan.

It is worth noting that in the first half of this year, the Vietnam Maritime Safety Administration and relevant agencies handled 11 administrative procedures for all ports and ports in all 25 ports. The Maritime Safety Administration has reviewed and proposed to simplify 31 of the 101 administrative procedures to eliminate unnecessary formalities and create favorable conditions for enterprises.

However, according to the Vietnam Maritime Safety Administration, transportation companies face many difficulties due to the low growth rate of freight rates and freight rates, and the slow progress in the construction of waterway projects.

In the future, the Maritime Safety Administration will focus on increasing investment in port infrastructure construction and maintenance, and promote the Cai Mep - Thi Vai port channel reconstruction and upgrading research project, the furnace door (Cua Lo) Projects such as port channel renovation and upgrading investment projects have been launched.

According to the statistics of the Vietnam Maritime Safety Administration, there are currently 42 public waterways in Vietnam with a length of 935.9 kilometers and 10 dedicated waterways. The main navigation routes in Vietnam include Hongji-Gailin, Haiphong, Yishan, Danang, Guiren, Ho Chi Minh City - Vung Tau, Vung Tau - City and the waterway for large tonnage vessels entering and leaving the Houjiang River.
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