Vietnamese – US enterprises cooperate to develop Nam Do Son General Port

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Bnews/TTXVN 18:01′ – September 25, 2023 Follow onNews

BNEWS The parties will research and develop the Nam Do Son – Hai Phong General Port project, building Nam Do Son port to become a modern gateway port, a place to transship Vietnam’s domestic and international goods.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh witnessed the awarding of a cooperation agreement between Hai Phong City and US businesses. Photo: Duong Giang-TTXVN

Recently, in New York City, USA, within the framework of the US business trip of the Vietnamese delegation, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh witnessed the exchange of cooperation documents between the People’s Committee of Hai Phong city. and businesses of Vietnam and the United States on research and development of the Nam Do Son General Port project.
Accordingly, the cooperation document exchange ceremony took place between Hai Phong City People’s Committee and Kinh Bac Urban Development Corporation (KBC), Saigon Telecommunications Technology Joint Stock Company (SGT), Energy Capital Company Vietnam (ECV) with Port of Los Angeles – USA (POLA).Through this cooperation agreement, the parties will jointly research and develop the Nam Do Son General Port project in Hai Phong city, building Nam Do Son port to become a modern gateway port, a place for transshipment of goods. domestic and international of Vietnam.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; has a key seaport and all 5 modes of transportation.According to Resolution 45 of the Politburo on building and developing Hai Phong until 2030, with a vision to 2045, Hai Phong needs to soon become an industrial city associated with a modern, smart and sustainable seaport. To be more specific, 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 Son port into a gateway port, combining international transshipment 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 industrial clusters in the area and a gas power center wharf in accordance with the overall energy planning, electricity development planning, and relocation services. Ports on the 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 3,000 hectares and 69 km of riverbank length. The port is located on San Pedro Bay in San Pedro, approximately 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.In addition, the Port of Los Angeles 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 container cargo efficiently. . The port has a total of 80 container wharves and terminals, including the largest container wharf in the US.The port acts as a gateway for goods from and to Pacific coastal countries. The Port of Los Angeles creates significant economic activity and employment opportunities for the surrounding area…/.

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