According to the newly announced port list, Vietnam’s seaport system currently has a total of 286 ports. Some areas under seaports have a large number of ports such as Hai Phong with 50 berths, Vung Tau with 46 berths and HCMC with 42 berths. Other seaports such as: Can Tho has 21 berths; Dong Nai 18 berths; Khanh Hoa 16 berths; Quang Ninh has 13 berths; Da Nang has 8 berths; Nghi Son, Nghe An and Dung Quat each seaport area has 7 berths; Ha Tinh and Binh Thuan each area has 6 berths. Some seaports have a small number of berths, including: Quang Binh, Quy Nhon, Kien Giang, each area has 4 berths; Hai Thinh and Dong Thap seaports, each area has 3 berths; Thai Binh, Thua Thien Hue, Ky Ha, Tien Giang, Can Tho seaports (in Soc Trang), and Ca Na (Ninh Thuan) each have 2 berths. Quang Tri, Vung Ro, Binh Duong, Tra Vinh, An Giang, Vinh Long, Nam Can all have 1 berth / area. Ba Ria – Vung Tau is the locality with the most increasing number of ports, including: Hyosung Vina Chemicals Terminal, Military Zone 7 Port, Specialized Port for Southern Petrochemical Project, Port of Hai Doan 129.
Vietnam has a new seaport.
Hai Phong seaport has more MPC Port; Khanh Hoa seaport has more a general port of Nam Van Phong; Dong Nai seaport has more Vinh Hung port and HCMC seaport has more Ben Nghe port Phu Huu.
Compared to the list of seaports announced by the Ministry of Transport in April 2020, the total number of ports in Vietnam’s seaport system has increased to 8.
According to the Vietnam Maritime Administration, with a port system stretching from north to south, Vietnam’s seaport has been promoting its role as a commodity trading hub in the context of the country’s deep integration.
On average, Vietnam’s seaports welcome about 120,000 ships each year with an overall growth rate of nearly 16% per year. Particularly in 2020, the total volume of goods through Vietnam’s seaports will reach 692 million tons, 14-21% higher than the plan.
Source: ndh.vn – Translated by fintel.vn