Cargo handled by Vietnamese seaports on the rise
VGP - Viet Nam’s seaports handled more than 236 million tons of cargo over the last four months of 2022, up 3 percent from the same period last year, according to the Viet Nam Maritime Administration (VMA).
During the reviewed period, the volume of container cargo going through seaports reached about 8 million TEUs, up 2 percent year-on-year.
The figure includes 2.8 million TEUs of imports which saw a significant increase of 8 percent compared to a year earlier.
The VMA noted that in April alone, the volume of cargo through seaports reached 59 million tons, up 3 percent. Container cargo hit some 2 million TEUs, a hike of 2 percent from 2020.
Several coastal provinces experiencing major growth in cargo volumes comprise Quang Ninh (11 percent), Quang Nam (19 percent), Dong Nai (8 percent), and Thanh Hoa (6 percent).
Earlier, the Ministry of Transport issued Decision No 552/QD-BGTVT announcing the list of 296 wharves along the coastline./.