Five seaports under the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) have been equitized while seven others are rushing to launch their initial public offerings (IPO) by the fourth quarter this year and early next year.
Belgium based DEME Group is maintaining a healthy order book of some €3bn thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value of these new orders represents approximately €660m.
All import-export shipments transported by containers are now officially tracked by customs agencies via Global Positioning System (GPS) devices following a decision by the General Department of Customs, effective from this month.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta's great waterway transport potential is being frittered away because of the failure to invest properly in developing it, experts told a seminar in Can Tho on Monday (July 21).
On July 17, 2014 Saigon port celebrated the 20th anniversary of the sister relationship between the Port & Harbor Bureau, city of Osaka (Osaka Port) Japan and Saigon Port, Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC). Attending the ceremony were Mr. Tat Thanh Cang, Alternate member of the Central Committee of Vietnamese Communist Party, Vice chairman of HCMC People's Committee, representative of Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, HCMC department of Foreign Affair, representative leader of governing body of Saigon Port, and many guest of the agencies, units of the maritime industry of Ho Chi Minh city and Japan enterprises.