DA NANG (VNS) — The central city of Da Nang's ports handled a record 5 million tonnes of cargo in 2013, including 167,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit), while earning VND480 billion (US$23 million).
The ports also hosted nearly 120,000 tourists disembarking from cruises.
On Wednesday, the first cargo shipment of the year arrived from the Pacific Express ship.
The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA)- Viet Nam had agreed to provide financial aid to Lien Chieu Port and Tien Sa Port for their second phase of construction. — VNS