Deputy Director of Transport of Department in Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Minh on July 25 said the project to build a ferry linking Can Gio district of Ho Chi Minh City to Can Giuoc district of Long An province that invested in the city’s demand-stimulation program has been kicked off and is expected to completed by the end of this year.
Passenger station that is operating has four means of transport with its capacity of 40 passengers and 2 tons of goods each. Every day, it carries about 400 to 500 passengers and 100 to 150 motorbikes.
The construction of new ferry will help cut transportation time from HCMC to provinces such as Long An, Tien Giang of 49km.
New ferry with loading capacity of 30 tons that can carry six 16 seat cars and 100 passengers is invested VND 26billion by Dosavina.