HA NOI (VNS)— The southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau will begin operations on four additional seaport projects this year, boasting a combined capacity of around 20-25 million tonnes.
The projects are Vung Tau Petro, Cai Mep-Thi Vai International, SSIT and Gemalink's first phase.
The province aims to process around 50.7 million tonnes of cargo and roughly 125,000 passengers at local seaports. More than VND4.2 trillion (US$202 million) will be pumped into implementing the seaport projects, an increase of approximately 10 per cent from last year.
Last year, Ba Ria-Vung Tau border guards completed entry-exit procedures for more than 4,300 international ships with a total cargo volume exceeding 28 million tonnes, an increase of more than 6.4 million tonnes compared to 2011.-VNS