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  • 28 October 2010

    Flood prevention has been one of biggest preoccupations of Ho Chi Minh City authorities. Many projects have been behind schedule, therefore… By Quoc Hung (saigon-gpdaily) [mappress] Source: saigon-gpdaily, October 29, 2010;

  • 13 December 2011

    The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has requested the City Department of Industry and Trade to coordinate with related …   (saigon-gpdaily) [mappress] Source: saigon-gpdaily, December 13, 2011;

  • 31 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US$360 million Saigon Premier Container Terminal, the most advanced of its kind in Ho Chi Minh City, was inaugurated on January 30 along with the phase-2 opening of the city’s North-South road axis… [mappress] Source:saigon-gpdaily,January 31,2010;

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Rent-A-Port and Saigon Newport have signed a collaboration agreement for development of a new bulk terminal in the port of Lach Huyen in North Vietnam. The leading terminal operator Saigon Newport will call upon the expertise of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge as well as the port investment […]

  • 28 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony December 27 to begin construction on a waterway passage to the Hau River for heavyweight vessels in the Mekong Delta’s Province of Tra Vinh… Source: Saigon Daily, December 28, 2009 [mappress]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently visited Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) to discuss potential development strategies in the area. The Prime Minister was welcomed by CMIT acting Managing director Nguyen Xuan Ky, who expressed the facility’s appreciation to the Vietnamese national and provincial governments, and the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport for supporting policies which have […]

  • 6 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Dredger “Artemis” at Oude Maas (The Netherlands) At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands.   Vietnam: Dredger “Uilenspiegel” Arrives at Saigon Port Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will […]

  • 16 March 2012

    A contract for the Belgium funded 70 million euro project for the second phase of dredging the Soai Rap River was signed yesterday at a meeting held in honor of Crown Prince Philipp and accompanying Belgian delegation, reports Saigon. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, stressed how much […]

  • 26 March 2012

    As Saigon-gpdaily.com reports, Ngo Xuan Hien, chairman of the People’s Committee of Cat Tien District, on March 24 attributed unchecked and illegal sand dredging to the frequent landslides along the banks of the Dong Nai River passing through Phuoc Son Village in Cat Tien District. The severe landslide on March 21 washed away three houses […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vietnam Net reports that the authorities have failed to put an end to the illegal sand exploitation taking place along sections of the Saigon River near Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces. At midnight on May 26, a Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter was present at the river’s bank in […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will help speed up the second phase of a Belgian-funded project to increase the depth of the Soai Rap River to accommodate larger ships. The ship will dredge 54 kilometres of the Soai Rap River , creating a […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Florida successfully passed through the newly dredged Soai Rap waterway in Ho Chi Minh City last week, entering the Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) and becoming the largest DWT container vessel entering the waterway, Viet Nam News announced. The MSC Florida, registered in Liberia, is a 58,000-DWT container vessel. In June last year, the […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work. The Soai Rap project is being carried out on behalf of […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Standardizing trade processes and developing Vietnam’s infrastructure will attract more investment from global trade enablers like DP World, according to its Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The Chairman discussed these topics with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during their recent meeting at the presidential palace in Hanoi. At the meeting, Mr. Bin […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The Soai Rap dredging project with a capital of nearly VND2.8 trillion ($140 million) will be launched in late November to accommodate large ships to Ho Chi Minh City, contributing to develop the city’s marine economy. According to the project management board, the Soai Rap passage will be dredged to a depth of 9.5 m […]

  • 30 March 2011

      The CMA CGM Columba arrived as scheduled at the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT). At 131,263 DWT and with a capacity of 11,500 TEU, CMA CGM Columba is the largest container vessel ever to call in Vietnam. Located approximately 50km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, CMIT is the first container terminal in Vietnam to […]

  • 25 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the crucial Soai Rap Dredging Project Phase 2 took place yesterday in Ho Chi Minh City. The project, executed for the account of the Management Board for Soai Rap Navigation Channel Dredging Investment Project of the Ministry of Transport in Vietnam, is intended to allow navigation for larger […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has welcomed the official start of dredging of the Soai Rap River in Vietnam, saying it would bring customers faster access to market, lower costs and easier transportation. The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Government Department of Transport is undertaking the USD 134 million project, and yesterday held a […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    After almost five years since the establishment of the company in January 2007, Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd (CMIT) was today officially opened by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and Mr. Ngo Thinh Duc – Vice Minister of Transportation. HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark is visiting Vietnam from November 28 – December […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai, Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai and Deputy Ambassador of Belgium in Vietnam Geert Vansintjan initiated the second phase of the Soai Rap River dredging project on Saturday, June 21, reported vietnamnews.vn. The 54 kilometer long route of the Soai Rap Waterway dredging project, […]

  • 21 December 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Globe Wireless is proud to announce that Inmarsat has named Globe iFusion the 2010 Maritime Solution of the Year. Globe Wireless became a FleetBroadband Distribution Partner in January 2010. In September 2010 Globe iFusion was released, making Globe Wireless the only Distribution Partner that is also a type approved FleetBroadband equipment manufacturer. Chris D’Aguiar, Vice President […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. The MSC vessel Xutra Bhum, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 2378 and dwt of […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, His Excellency Johan Vande Lanotte, this week visited DP World-operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) as part of his official visit to Vietnam. His Excellency took the time to congratulate Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME) on its major dredging work in the Soai […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another landmark event, the biggest ever vessel to call at the DP World operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, arrived this week. The NYK owned Northern Genius, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 4,300 and dwt of 54,000 sailed up the 54kms new […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]

  • 16 August 2011

    At 115,700 DWT and with a capacity of 9038 TEU, Grete Maersk was the first Maersk Line vessel to call the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on its route from Asia to North America. With this first direct “Transpacific 6” (TP6) vessel calling CMIT on August 16th 2011, Maersk Line officially became a […]