New seaport inaugurated in Ho Chi Minh city
Its construction, sprawling over 18.7ha, was pided into two phases at a total cost of VND1.5 trillion (USD71.4 million).
Tan Cang - Hiep Phuoc seaport inaugurated in HCM city (Photo: VNA)
With a 420-metre-long pier and a 253-metre-long dock for barges to handle 9 million tonnes of cargo per year, Tan Cang – Hiep Phuoc is projected to become a major trans-shipment port for goods from the southern industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta provinces, and serve as a key shipping hub for Asian goods.
It also takes advantage of the Soai Rap channel to save transportation time and cost rather than sailing through Long Tau channel./.
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