At Vung Ang port in Ha Tinh province.
(Photo: baohatinh)

Ha Tinh (VNA) – Phoenix Vung Ang Vietnam Co., Ltd under Singaporean Freight Links Capital Pte.,Ltd kicked off construction of Phoenix wharf area (wharfs No.5 and 6) in Ky Loi commune, Ky Anh town, the central coastal province of Ha Tinh on September 27.

The project, 450 metres in length, will be built at total investment of more than 2.1 trillion VND (92.4 million USD). Upon completion in the next 18 months, the wharfs, with designed capacity of 5 million tonnes per year, can receive ships of up to 70,000 tonnes.

Phoenix wharfs are expected to help connect Vung Ang economic zone with domestic and international marine transport system.

Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Tat Thang asked the investor to ensure the project progress and quality.

He ordered relevant departments and localities to create favourable conditions for the investor to complete the project on schedule.

On the occasion, General Director of Phoenix Vung Ang Vietnam Co.,Ltd Liweimin gave a financial support worth 200 million VND (8,800 USD) to Ky Anh town, which was affected by storm Doksuri this month.-VNA