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Vietnam’s ports welcome first cargo ships in 2024

By Truc Dao

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HCMC – The onset of 2024 saw the arrival of the first cargo ships at several ports in Haiphong and Danang cities on January 1.

Tan Vu Terminal in Haiphong City got its first cargo load from the Maersk Victoria, a container ship under the Singaporean flag. The terminal is a subsidiary of the Port of Haiphong, together with Chua Ve and Hoang Dieu terminals.

For January 2024, the Port of Haiphong plans to manage 3.14 million tons of cargo. It anticipates revenue to reach VND180.7 billion, with pre-tax profit of VND55 billion.

The port has set a full-year cargo handling target of over 36.6 million tons.

In 2023, the Port of Haiphong handled 37.5 million tons of cargo, achieving 90.8% of its 41.4 million-ton target. The port generated revenue of VND2.5 trillion, with pre-tax profit of VND898.13 billion.

Meanwhile, the SITC Hainan unloaded cargo at Tien Sa Port in the central coastal city of Danang. This vessel, registered in Hong Kong, can carry 1,808 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).

This year Danang Port, including Tien Sa Port and its subsidiaries, aims to increase all production and business indicators by 7% against 2023, along with 3% growth in the average income of workers compared to the previous year.

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