Tan Cang-Hiep Phuoc Port inaugurated in HCMC

(VOV) -Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) put into operation its Tan Cang-Hiep Phuoc Port and welcomed the first Container Ship Saigon Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City on December 15.

Tan Cang-Hiep Phuoc Port lies near the Soai Rap Estuary, a convenient place for a transshipment port and serves as a major hub for goods of Asian countries and helps reduce overloads at Cat Lai Port in HCMC’s District 2.

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After 11 months of construction, the first phase of the port project was completed with 12-hectare yard for containers, a 300-meter-long pier to handle 50,000-DWT vessels, a 253-meter-long dock for barges, and other specialised equipment.

The second phase of the project is expected to finish next June.