HCMC to upgrade and develop seaport system infrastructure by 2030

Saturday, 03/12/2022 16:05
The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has issued a decision on the implementation plan to develop the seaport infrastructure system in southern region.
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Accordingly, the goods and passenger will be transported through HCMC seaport and others in Vietnam’s Group 4 are expected to reach 461-540 million tonnes and 1.7-1.8 million by 2030, respectively.

Average annual growth rates of the goods and passenger throughputs are set to be at 3.5-3.8%; and 0.9-1%, respectively by 2050.

The master plan on the development of Vietnam's seaport system in the period of 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050 said that there will be five groups of seaports. Group 4 consists of seaports in HCMC, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Duong, and Long An provinces.

The southern region will adjust its planning and investment of its transport infrastructure, inland port system, and logistics centers to realize such goals.

In addition, HCMC will coordinate with the Ministry of Transport in making plan on international passenger ports associated with key tourism development regions, as well as study planning and soon invest in the building of an international transshipment container port in Can Gio district./.