First direct Vietnam-US container shipping service launched

The first container ship of Chile-based CSAV Norasia shipping line has arrived at Tan Cang-Cai Mep port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to carry cargoes directly from Vietnam to the US.

The first container ship of Chile-based CSAV Norasia docks at Tan Cang-Cai Mep port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau (Photo: SGGP)

CSAV Norasia, the largest shipping firm in Latin America, will offer 11 trips from Vietnam to Long Beach in the US every week, with one trip scheduled for 23 days.

Previously, all shipments from Vietnam to the US had to be in transit in Singapore and Shanghai, China. 

By C. Thang – Translated by Hoang Yen

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