Cargo handled at seaports up in Q1 Business

Cargo handled at seaports up in Q1

The volume of cargo handled at Vietnam’s seaports reached nearly 160 million tonnes in the first quarter, up 8.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
Vietnam Airlines revises down revenue goals for 2019 Business

Vietnam Airlines revises down revenue goals for 2019

Vietnam Airlines Group, listed with code HVN, has revised down the projected consolidated revenue for 2019 from over 111.7 trillion VND (4.8 billion USD) as set in the shareholders’ annual general meeting in May to nearly 104.6 trillion VND (4.5 billion USD).
Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub Business

Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub

As a coastal city with considerable sea-related advantages, Da Nang is carrying out an action programme to boost development of blue economy, targeting to turn itself into sea-based economic hub in the future.
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.