Transport in eight months sees positive signs Business

Transport in eight months sees positive signs

The number of air passengers reached 76.5 million in the first eight months of 2022, a year-on-year surge of 136%, and the August figure is estimated at 11.5 million, a jump of 473% from a year earlier, according to Tran Bao Ngoc, director of the Ministry of Transport’s Department of Transport, who further said the transport sector has seen positive signs, particularly in aviation.
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.
Traffic accidents decline in January Society

Traffic accidents decline in January

A total of 1,300 traffic accidents occurred nationwide in the month to January 14, which killed 591 people and injured 968 others, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
Boat tours in HCM City lack passengers Travel

Boat tours in HCM City lack passengers

Boat tours along Ho Chi Minh City’s canals, which were expected to boost water tourism, have failed to attract tourists because of a lack of facilities and waste discharge in waterways.
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.