Quy Nhon port broke its record for receiving the 6 millionth tonne of goods on December 12.

For the first time in its 38 years of operation, Quy Nhon port in the central province of Binh Dinh has served over 6 million tonnes of goods per year.

The volume of goods handled at Quy Nhon port is estimated at 6.5 million tonnes this year, 15 percent and 8.3 percent increases from 2012 and its set target, respectively.

It is expected to earn 477 billion VND (22.7 million USD) in revenue and 28 billion VND (1.3 million USD) in profit in 2013, representing respective rises of 14 percent and 35 percent from a year earlier.

These figures are forecast to be 8.4 percent and 3.7 percent higher than the port’s revenue and profit targets this year.-VNA