A container ship docks at a terminal in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province (Photo: VNA)
– Eight terminals have
been added to the list of those at seaports in Vietnam, raising the total to
Among the newly added terminals, four are part
of Vung Tau Seaport in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, according to
the list recently released by the Ministry of Transport.
The seaports of Hai Phong, Khanh Hoa, Dong Nai,
and HCM City have one new terminal each.
At present, some seaport areas accommodating
many terminals include Hai Phong (50 terminals); Vung Tau (46); Ho Chi Minh
City (42); Can Tho (21); Dong Nai (18); Khanh Hoa (16); Quang Ninh (13); Da
Nang (eight); Nghi Son, Nghe An, and Dung Quat (seven each); and Ha Tinh and
Binh Thuan (six each).
The Vietnam Maritime Administration said with a
terminal system spreading from the north to the south, Vietnamese seaports have
been well-functioning as goods trading hubs amid the country’s intensive
integration into the world.
Every year, seaports nationwide serve about
120,000 vessel arrivals and record growth of nearly 16 percent in cargo
throughput. They handled 692 million tonnes of goods in 2020./.