Vietnam Opens First Deepwater Port

31 May 2009 (Last Updated May 31st, 2009 18:30)

Vietnam has inaugurated its first deepwater port for container ships, in Tan Thanh district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province. The SP-PSA Port is the result of a project between Saigon Port and PSA Singapore. The port received the 3,821 TEU APL Alexandrite, the largest containe

Vietnam has inaugurated its first deepwater port for container ships, in Tan Thanh district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

The SP-PSA Port is the result of a project between Saigon Port and PSA Singapore.

The port received the 3,821 TEU APL Alexandrite, the largest container ship to arrive in the country, which will start the first direct container shipping service between Vietnam and the US.

By staff writer