Ministry approves northern seaport plan

The Ministry of Transport has just approved a detailed plan of seaport group 1 in the northern region by 2020 and vision till 2030.

According to the plan, the group 1 comprises four seaports namely Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Thai Binh and Hai Thinh-Nam Dinh.

Of them, Hai Phong national seaport is expected to become the international gate for an estimated  109-114 million tons of goods by 2020 and will increase to 178-210 million tons a decade later.

Quang Ninh national seaport will serve 65.5-75.5 million tons of cargo by 2020 and 121-142.5 million tons by 2030.

The volume of goods via Thai Binh seaport will reach 2 million tons by 2020 and 6.25 million tons ten years afterward.

Hai Thinh-Nam Dinh seaport will handle 0.5 million tons by 2020 and 6.25 million tons by 2030.

By T. Quang – Translated by Hai Mien

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