613,000 USD allocated to add GPS signal lighting on waterways Society

613,000 USD allocated to add GPS signal lighting on waterways

Nearly 14 billion VND (613,228 USD) has been allocated to replace and install new GPS signal lighting systems using solar energy on more than 30 national waterways in the northern and central regions in 2022, according to the Vietnam Inland Waterways Administration.
Plans for coastal transport development under discussion Business

Plans for coastal transport development under discussion

The Ministry of Transport will propose a special mechanism to develop a fleet of river-sea vessels serving the country’s scheme to develop coastal transport, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The told at a national teleconference on development of waterway and coastal transport logistics in Hanoi on October 14.
Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge Business

Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge

Shipping routes along the coast of Vietnam have played an increasingly large role in transporting goods from the north to the south of the country in recent years, helping ease the burden on road transport.
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.
Inland waterways poised to develop Society

Inland waterways poised to develop

All activities undertaken by the waterways transport in 2016 were aimed to create a breakthrough for the sector toward cheap prices with safety, said an official.