Planning for the development of logistics: The orientation in Vietnam to 2030
- Country : Vietnam
- Subject : Transport
Seaport is one of five transport infrastructures, the gateway of import and export goods and is the focal point for transforming transport modes from sea transport to rail, road and inland waterway transport. . Therefore, the port system and logistics services associated with port operation always play a particularly important role. Currently, Vietnam has 44 seaports and 263 ports with a total length of about 89km. In particular, deep sea port, gateway port in combination with international transshipment port can receive ships of 100-200 thousand tons which have been invested in construction in the North and the South and are continuing to study investment. in the central region. With the capacity of about 550-500 million tons / year, Vietnam seaport system annually approves 90% of import and export goods, contributing to the driving force of economic development of the country. However, since 2007 until now, Vietnam's seaport system has made a breakthrough development. The capacity of general ports and regional hubs has been newly invested and upgraded to allow the reception of ships of 30 - 200 thousand tons. Particularly, Ba Ria-Vung Tau port successfully received the world's largest container ship with a tonnage of 18,300 TEU (194,000DWT), affirming Vietnam's seaport capacity is catching up with the development trend of the world fleet Besides, investment projects on public infrastructure development, leading projects are strongly attracting private investment sectors, many port operators and big shipping lines of the world. Gender has come to participate in seaport exploitation in Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria - Vung Tau. This shows that the port development orientation in our country is now on the right track, meeting the development needs of the economy.