Vinalines to have new brand name in Q2 Business

Vinalines to have new brand name in Q2

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will organise its general shareholders’ meeting in Quarter 2, officially changing its trading name to Vietnam Maritime Corporation (VIMC).
New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat Business

New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat

Although there have been some positive signs in recent years, Vietnam’s sea transport sector still face difficulties with many enterprises suffering heavy losses. The maritime industry is proposing support mechanisms to help the sector out of its stagnant state.
Vinalines revived and setting sail  Business

Vinalines revived and setting sail

By restructuring its debt and fleet, and stepping up maritime transportation and seaport services, Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) has set sail again after emerging from cho
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.
Vinalines to open container shipping centre next week Business

Vinalines to open container shipping centre next week

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will open a logistics centre for container shipping on December 17 as part of moves to restructure the State-owned firm, according to Deputy Director General Do Thi Ngoc Trang.
Waterway transport needs investment Business

Waterway transport needs investment

A lack of investment in inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Vietnam’s logistics sector heavily dependent on more expensive road transport.
Vinalines to debut on UPCoM on October 8 Business

Vinalines to debut on UPCoM on October 8

State-owned shipping firm Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will trade 5.4 million shares on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) on October 8, announced by the Hanoi Stock Exchange.
Vinalines raises only 2.3 million USD from IPO Business

Vinalines raises only 2.3 million USD from IPO

The State-owned Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) raised just over 54.4 billion VND (2.34 million USD) from an initial public offering (IPO) at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on September 5.
SOEs divestment lags behind schedule Business

SOEs divestment lags behind schedule

The equitisation plans of eight State-owned enterprises (SOE) were approved in the first half of 2018, with a total value of 29.37 trillion VND (1.29 billion USD), including more than 15.16 trillion VND (667.04 million USD) of State capital, the Ministry of Finance has reported.