A short communication about the orientation for maritime field in Vietnam
- Country : Vietnam
- Subject : Transport
Vietnam sea transport grew 6%, reached 130.9 million tons and undertook 100% of domestic container shipping by sea. As of 5/2017, the Vietnamese fleet has owned 1405 cargo ships. Those are signals of recovery of Vietnam's maritime industry after a difficult period. However, in the short term, the industry is facing many challenges in terms of technology, operational efficiency, and access to capital as well as capacity to meet transport demand from new markets. By 2020, to develop successfully, with a breakthrough in the marine and coastal economy with the maritime economy ranked second in the marine economy (after oil and gas exploitation and processing) and after 2020, the economy Maritime economy will be at the forefront of marine economy. Thus, maritime economic development is considered a breakthrough in the development of marine economy in particular and in the socio-economic development of the country in general in the coming period.