Tien Sa wharf in Da Nang to be inaugurated in November

Tien Sa wharf of Da Nang port in the central city of Da Nang city will be completed and put into operation in late November, four months ahead of the plan, said the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines).

Tien Sa wharf of Da Nang port in the central city of Da Nang city (Photo: VNA)

Tien Sa wharf of Da Nang port in the central city of Da Nang city (Photo: VNA)

The wharf will be able to receive container ships of 50,000 DWT and bulk carriers of up to 70,000 DWT.

According to statistics, nearly 6 million tonnes of cargo went through the Da Nang port in the first nine months, equivalent to 80 percent of the yearly plan.

The port is estimated to handle about 8.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, surpassing the yearly plan by 5-10 percent.

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