Tan Cang-Cai Mep Port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province received its first large-scale container ship.
Tan Cang-Cai Mep Port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province received its first large-scale container ship travelling on the route between southern Vietnam and the southwestern Pacific area of the US on Tuesday. The Hanjin Colombo V.0102E is owned by South Korea"s Hanjin Shipping Co.
Six ships of the company, which can each carry 4,000-4,300 twenty-foot containers of cargo, will operate on the route that will run through Port Klang (Malaysia), Singapore, Cai Mep (Vietnam), Yantian (China), Tokyo and Osaka (Japan), Long Beach and Oakland (US).
The ships will leave Tan Cang-Cai Mep Port for the southwestern coast of the US every Wednesday, with the voyage lasting 16 days.
Hanjin plans to launch shipping services with smaller ships between Tan Cang-Cai Mep Port and other ports in Thailand, Indonesia and Cambodia.