HCMC prepares to invest in eight major traffic infrastructure projects

HCMC prepares to invest in eight major traffic infrastructure projects

The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has recently assigned the Department of Planning and Investment to advise and submit a decision for investment preparation in transport projects approved by the People's Council of HCMC to supplement the medium-term public investment plan for the 2021-2025 period from the source of the medium-term public investment provision. 
Action plan to be implemented to reduce congestion at Cat Lai port

Action plan to be implemented to reduce congestion at Cat Lai port

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the General Department of Customs yesterday announced an action plan to reduce congestion at Cat Lai seaport in Ho Chi Minh City because the volume of goods currently passing through this port accounts for 48.8 percent of the country's cargo output, but the receiving and customs clearance infrastructure is already overloaded.
HCMC cooperates with USAID to ease container congestion at Cat Lai Port

HCMC cooperates with USAID to ease container congestion at Cat Lai Port

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the General Department of Vietnam Customs announced an action plan to reduce congestion at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City, which is the busiest container port in Vietnam and has a great influence on import and export activities, on May 19.
Regional planning needs considering to gain breakthrough for seaport development

Regional planning needs considering to gain breakthrough for seaport development

The formation of at least two major seaport clusters in the two key economic zones of the North and South of Vietnam to compete with neighboring seaports like Kaohsiung in Taiwan (China) or the one in Singapore becomes a compulsory mission at present. However, there is much to be done for the establishment of a ‘mega-port’ in the country, as stated by Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien, Head of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Team, in his interview with SGGP Newspaper.

Seaport system yet to meet expectations

Seaport system yet to meet expectations

It has been 30 years since the Prime Minister issued Decision No.55/QD-TTg approving the master plan of the Cai Mep - Thi Vai deep-water seaport system and it is also the same number of years Ho Chi Minh City implemented the plan to relocate the seaport system on the Saigon River out of the inner city to have space for better development.