Five new rail lines to be built in southern region Business

Five new rail lines to be built in southern region

Five new high-speed rail lines between Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces expected to be built by 2025 would help to ensure smooth transport of goods and improve logistics services and connections between major seaports.
HCM City begins work to become southern logistics hub Business

HCM City begins work to become southern logistics hub

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has reported to the municipal administration that it is appraising tenders from contractors to develop logistics facilities and turn the city into a logistics hub for Southern Vietnam.
HCM City enhances ties with French development agency Politics

HCM City enhances ties with French development agency

Standing Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem discussed directions for cooperation between the city and the French Development Agency (AFD) with Director of AFD in Vietnam Fabrice Richy at a meeting on March 5.
HCM City to relocate river ports Society

HCM City to relocate river ports

All ports along the Saigon River will be relocated by the end of the year to reduce pressure on transport in HCM City, according to a report from the Transport Ministry submitted to the Government.
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 aims to reduce seaport traffic jams Society

HCM City aims to reduce seaport traffic jams

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked the Department of Transport to seek measures to tackle traffic jams at 37 traffic-congestion hotpots across the city, including those at seaports.
Vinalines sets financial priorities Business

Vinalines sets financial priorities

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will maintain its controlling stake in major ports and divest from others as it targets increased efficiency and profitability of core services.