Vietnam moves to modernise shipping fleet Business

Vietnam moves to modernise shipping fleet

Vietnam’s sea transport sector has maintained good growth recently with the volume of goods transported by the Vietnamese fleet reaching more than 81 million tonnes in the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Cargo via seaports up 13 percent in H1 Business

Cargo via seaports up 13 percent in H1

Nearly 309 million tonnes of cargo were handled through Vietnam’s seaports in the first half of this year, up 13 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
State to explore fee cuts for shipping companies Business

State to explore fee cuts for shipping companies

The Vietnam Maritime Administration has requested that associations, seaport companies and shipping companies be exempted or allowed to pay reduced service fees for containers stored at seaports for a long time.
Maritime industry lacks human resources Society

Maritime industry lacks human resources

Universities need to train nearly 15,000 navigating officers and other shipping personnel by 2020 to address a shortage of human resources in the maritime industry, according to Dr Nguyen Duc Ca of the Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences.
Hai Phong has first inland container depot Business

Hai Phong has first inland container depot

Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Van Cong recently signed a decision on the opening of the Dinh Vu-Quang Binh Inland Container Depot (ICD) at the Dinh Vu Industrial Park in the northern port city of Hai Phong.