The Nghi Son deep-water port in the central province of Thanh Hoa
has recently welcomed a Panamanian vessel of 45,000 DWT. It is the
second largest ship of its kind ever docked in the port.
The well-equipped port welcomed the vessel named Qi Yuan without
resort to transshipment, which helped save cost and time of cargo
Earlier in February, the port hailed Mega
Grace ship from the Republic of Korea . The ship weighed over
47,000 DWT and also made no use of transshipment.
event was expected to help the port popularise its advantages to foreign
investors, especially at a time when the construction of the Nghi Son
oil refinery nears.
Nghi Son port strives to welcome one
ship of up to 40,000 DWT and two ships of between 20,000 and 40,000 DWT a
month. This will help it achieve its target of handling 2 million
tonnes of cargo this year.-VNA