September 25, 2023 – 17:14 PM | Enterprise
Currently, Vietnam has more than 3,000 km of coastline, but there are not many places suitable for transshipment ports. Typically, Hai Phong city has a particularly important position in the country, located between two regional economic corridors.
Recently, Hai Phong City People’s Committee together with Kinh Bac Urban Development Corporation (KBC), Saigon Telecommunications Technology Joint Stock Company (Saigontel, SGT), Energy Capital Vietnam Company (ECV) with the Port of Los Angeles – USA (POLA) has agreed to cooperate in research and development of the Nam Do Son General Port project in Hai Phong city.
The goal is to build Nam Do Son port to become a modern gateway port, a place to transship Vietnam’s domestic and international goods.
Currently, Vietnam has more than 3,000 km of coastline, but there are not many places suitable for transshipment ports. In the general planning of Hai Phong city to 2040, vision to 2050 approved by the Prime Minister and adjusted according to Decision 323/QD-TTg, the direction for developing Hai Phong seaport is to expand Nam Do port. Son becomes a gateway port, combining international transit and serving national defense and security.
According to the plan, Nam Do Son wharf area will have the capacity to accommodate container ships with a capacity of up to 18,000 TEU, general and bulk ships of up to 200,000 tons, liquid/gas cargo ships of up to 150,000 tons, and passenger ships of up to 225,000 GT.
At the same time, this wharf area will prioritize the construction of wharves to serve the industrial clusters in the area and the gas power center wharf in accordance with the overall energy planning, electricity development planning, and to serve the relocation of wharves. Port on Cam River.
In the United States, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), also known as the Los Angeles International Port, is a port complex occupying an area of up to 7,500 acres (3,000 hectares) and 43 miles (69 km) of riverfront. The port is located on San Pedro Bay in San Pedro, approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of downtown Los Angeles. This is one of the largest seaports in the US and plays an important role in promoting international trade and commerce.
Scale and infrastructure The port includes about 3,000 hectares of land and water; There are 27 cargo terminals, including container terminals, dry bulk, liquid bulk and auto handling facilities.
On the US partner side: The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) is one of the leading container ports in North America with a complex network of container terminals, equipped with advanced technology and infrastructure to handle cargo. containers effectively. The port has a total of 80 berths and container terminals, including the largest container berth in the US, APM Terminals Pier 400. And POLA handles a significant amount of cargo, especially with Asian countries. The port acts as a gateway for goods from and to Pacific coastal countries. The Port of Los Angeles generates significant economic activity and employment opportunities for the surrounding area.