Cat Lai Port ensuring smooth goods clearance amid pandemic Business

Cat Lai Port ensuring smooth goods clearance amid pandemic

Covid-19 has had an enormous impact on Vietnam’s import and export activities, causing congestion at many ports, including Cat Lai - the largest and most modern container port in the country. The Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department has introduced a number of measures to ensure smooth operations and goods clearance at ports.
HBA proposes setting up field hospitals in industrial parks Health

HBA proposes setting up field hospitals in industrial parks

The Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority Park Authority Business Association (HBA) has asked for approval from the city’s authorities and the Steering Committee for Pandemic Prevention and Control to set up field hospitals to treat workers in industrial parks and export processing zones.
Tan Cang-Cat Lai Port welcomes six vessels Business

Tan Cang-Cat Lai Port welcomes six vessels

Tan Cang-Cat Lai Port of the Saigon Newport Corporation received six commercial vessels on the 2021 Lunar New Year’s eve, which fell on February 11, handling 11,990 TEUs of goods in total.
Logistics industry problems persist: conference Business

Logistics industry problems persist: conference

The logistics industry in Vietnam, especially HCM City, continues to face challenges like red tape and traffic congestion near border gates despite progress made in facilitating trade, Dinh Ngoc Thang, head of the city Department of Customs, told a recent conference.
Ministry plans to limit cargo at HCM City port Business

Ministry plans to limit cargo at HCM City port

The Ministry of Transport has announced plans to limit the cargo handled at HCM City’s Cat Lai Port since volumes are exceeding its handling capacity, exerting pressure on the city’s transport infrastructure.
HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism Travel

HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism

As much as 16 percent of the natural area of Ho Chi Minh City is made up of rivers and canals, which creates a great resource for the city’s tourism development through the forming of diverse waterway tourism products, according to experts.
Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports Business

Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports

Following China’s ban on import of plastic wastes, a lot of them are coming instead to Vietnam, but with consignees failing to claim shipments, the wastes are piling up at ports including those in HCM City.
Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port Business

Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port

Thousands of containers were left at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few months because owners haven’t visited the customs department to complete the necessary procedures, causing both port companies and customs agencies a headache.
HCM City seizes 3.8 tonnes of pangolin scales Environment

HCM City seizes 3.8 tonnes of pangolin scales

The customs office at Saigon Port under the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department, in coordination with relevant forces, discovered and seized nearly 3.8 tonnes of pangolin scales which were hidden in two containers imported to Vietnam from Congo through Cat Lai port.