Seaports handle over 60 million tonnes of goods in January

Vietnam’s seaports are projected to handle more than 60 million tonnes of goods in the first month of 2022, equivalent to the same period last year, announced the Vietnam Maritime Administration (VMA).

Hai Phong leads the way in Vietnam's foreign investment attraction

1/21/2022 1:39:53 PM

In 2021 the port city of Hai Phong attracted total foreign investment capital of US$5.149 billion, the highest in the country and marking an increase of nearly 3.4 times compared to 2020, according to data provided by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

FTAs provide impetus for exports

1/19/2022 2:15:37 PM

Despite pandemic-caused difficulties, Vietnam still posted a trade surplus of 4 billion USD, an impressive achievement partly attributed to free trade agreements (FTAs), especially the new-generation ones.

Port cluster fostering national economic growth

1/16/2022 8:11:07 AM

Under a plan on developing Vietnam’s seaport network, the Cai Mep - Thi Vai seaport cluster in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau is to become one of two special seaports in the country - an international gateway and an international trans-shipment port.

Ships, goods through Cai Mep-Thi Vai cluster up 2 pct in 2021

1/14/2022 7:57:12 AM

Due to the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the total number of ships passing through seaports in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province in 2021 decreased, but that through its Cai Mep-Thi Vai port cluster alone still increased in both the number of vessels and the volume of goods compared to those in 2020, according to the Vung Tau Maritime Administration.

Container fleet needs to be upgraded to keep growth momentum

1/5/2022 4:35:49 PM

Despite the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the volume of goods through seaports keeps growth momentum, especially container cargo. The connection between the two modes of maritime and inland waterway transport has had positive changes, thus reducing pressure on road transport.

More efforts needed to boost logistics manpower development: forum

12/16/2021 10:23:40 AM

Difficulties in terms of human resources of the logistics industry will increase further when Vietnam integrates deeply into the world, especially in the ASEAN economic community, and joins new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs), requiring an improvement in logistics manpower development, said Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien.

Shortage of containers, high logistics costs hit textile exports

12/15/2021 11:18:09 AM

Container and warehouse shortages and surging container shipping costs have hit the textile and garment industry hard, insiders told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City.

Logistics forum to look into human resources development

12/14/2021 3:14:50 PM

The Logistics Forum Vietnam 2021 will take place on December 14, focusing on logistics human resources development.

Foreign firms optimistic about potential of Vietnam's warehouse sector

11/30/2021 3:27:21 PM

Despite negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors, especially those operating in the warehouse sector thanks to its advantage of geographical location and skilled labour force, according CEO of BW Industrial Development JSC Lance Li.

Foreign ship arrivals in Vietnam’s seaports rise 30 percent

11/24/2021 3:43:07 PM

The number of foreign ship arrivals in Vietnam’s seaports topped 59,100 in the first 10 months of 2021, up 30 percent year on year, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.