Hai Phong seaport receives first shipments of 2020

Thursday, 2020-01-02 11:00:01
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The first cargo unloaded at Tan Vu Port. (Photo: NDO)
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NDO – Tan Vu Port in Hai Phong City held a ceremony at the beginning of January 1 to welcome the first cargo of the year 2020.

The cargo was carried by the container vessel Pearl River Bridge, from the ONE shipping line, which has a capacity of nearly 22,000 tonnes.

The port received 692 containers from the vessel while loading 674 containers onto it .

Acting General Director of the Hai Phong Port JSC Cao Trung Ngoan said that seaports in Hai Phong handled 26.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2019, with total revenue of VND1.686 trillion (US$72.7 million) and profit before tax of VND375 billion (US$16.17 million), ranking first among the seaports in North Vietnam.

Hai Phong Port JSC has set a target of handling 27.5 million tonnes of cargo at Hai Phong Port in 2020 with a total value of VND1.73 trillion (US$74.57 million) and profit before tax of VND415 billion (US$17.88 million).

*Cam Pha Port and Logistics Company based in Quang Ninh Province consumed 25,200 tonnes of coal and received 3,200 tonnes of imported coal from Australia on the first day of 2020.

Cam Pha Port and Logistics Company is the main company consuming coal from the Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (VINACOMIN) with consumption of 41.9 million tonnes of coal in 2019, up 85% compared to 2018.

In 2020, Cam Pha Port and Logistics Company is expected to sell over 45.6 million tonnes of coal, accounting for over 90% of the coal consumption of VINACOMIN.