The port successfully receives a 160,00 tonne container ship. (Source: VNA)
 
Ba Ria – Vung Tau (VNA) – The Tan Cang Cai Mep – Thi Vai port in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau successfully received a 160,000 tonne container ship on April 10.

This is the second port in the Thi Vai – Cai Mep port complex receiving 160,000-tonne ship.

Earlier, Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) welcomed ships with capacity of 160,000 tonnes and over.

Tan Cang Cai Mep – Thi Vai is a deep-water port in Tan Thanh district. It is allowed to receive ships of 160,000 tonnes starting from February 20 by the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

Vu Kim Duan, Director of the port said the first welcome of a 160,000-tonne ship showed the port’s capacity to receive and provide loading and unloading services for international container ships.-VNA