Improvement of seaport infrastructure urged Videos

Improvement of seaport infrastructure urged

For years, Vietnam has struggled to make full use of its seaports and as a result, infrastructure shortcoming have been driving up transportation and logistics costs – affecting the competitiveness.
New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam Business

New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

Equitisation of State-owned enterprises, public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure and start-ups in the fourth industrial revolution are expected to open up new opportunities for Japanese firms in the Vietnamese market.
Detailed plan needed to boost logistics Business

Detailed plan needed to boost logistics

A detailed plan on logistics development, especially on transport connectivity, is needed to set goals for industrial production, agriculture and imports-exports, experts have urged.
Hai Phong plans to slash freight fees Business

Hai Phong plans to slash freight fees

Leaders of the northern port city of Hai Phong are collecting opinions from four associations and relevant agencies to submit to the municipal People’s Council to reduce fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at its ports.
World-class cruise liner makes first visit to Vietnam Travel

World-class cruise liner makes first visit to Vietnam

The world-class cruise liner Quantum of the Seas, carrying over 6,000 passengers and crew members, anchored in Vietnam for the first time in Tan Cang Cai Mep port in the Southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on June 17.
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Vietnam lacks specialised ships

Imbalance in the structure of ship categories was a major difficulty for Vietnam's sea transport industry, said Head of the Marine Department Nguyen Nhat.
Vietnam aims to tap sea tourism potentials Travel

Vietnam aims to tap sea tourism potentials

With more than 3,000km of coastline – including dozens of islands and beautiful beaches – Vietnam should be one of Asia’s top sea tourism destinations, said the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Online Newspaper.
Business

Seminar seeks to improve Vietnam’s business environment

The Development Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, in conjunction with the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham), held a seminar in Hanoi on March 18 to discuss issues on improving the business environment in Vietnam.
Business

Belgium helps Vietnam develop logistics

Flanders (Belgium) is home to several ports, including Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Ghent, which offer a gateway to Europe. Belgian businesses are capable of directly participating in seaport infrastructure development projects in Vietnam and assisting Vietnamese businesses in terms of technology, while sharing with them the experiences in building port governance models, helping Vietnam effectively manage the use of seaports, modernize and develop logistic services.
Business

VN seeks more Belgian ODA

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has expressed his wish that Belgium will provide more overseas development assistance (ODA) for road, aviation, railway and logistical services projects in Vietnam.
Business

Vietnam seeks to elevate status of seaports

Vietnam should seek every possible way to promote its marine advantages and potential as well as make the best use of investment sources to develop seaport infrastructure to meet future demands of growth and development.