Transport and shipping

Transport infrastructure and facilities

Vietnam mulls PPP Law with sovereign guarantees to reassure investors

Government guarantees are among the 10 points the Ministry of Planning and Investment listed in a document it recently sent to relevant ministries and agencies to collect opinions for its public-private partnership (PPP) bill.Under the MPI bill, projects considered for minimum revenue guarantees will be ...

Nguyen Huong

First trans-Pacific direct shipping line from Hai Phong opens

A Trans-Pacific transshipment service connecting the Hai Phong International Container Terminal (HICT) in northern Vietnam with the west coast of the US and Canada is now officially underway, shortening freight time by eight days.The momentous event affirms HICT’s capacity to berth large mother vessels and ...

Hanoi to limit new motorbike registration from 2020

Hanoi is considering limiting the registration of new motorbikes in the downtown area from next year to reduce traffic jams.Keep reading ...

VOV News Reporter

High-speed railway plan presented to PM

The Ministry of Transport has sent to the prime minister the prefeasibility study for the north-south high-speed railway project, which requires an estimated investment of US$58.71 billion.Keep reading ...

Le Anh

North-South Expressway a top priority for government in 2019

Eleven components of the North-South Expressway are among the top priority this year, the government has said. Three of them are publicly funded and the rest will be built under a public-private partnership (PPP) model.Keep reading ...

Dat Nguyen

Assigned nearly VND 9,000 billion of medium-term investment plans for important railway and road projects

The Prime Minister has just signed Decision 135 / QD-TTg on the allocation of medium-term investment plans for the period 2016-2020 and 2019 central budget capital (Government bonds) for railway and road projects that are important and urgent. Keep reading   ...

Hanoi to see 417km metro rail till 2050

Hanoi’s Urban Transport Master Plan until 2030 with a vision to 2050 outlines the development for a core urban zone and additional satellite cities. According to the plan, the Hà Nội metro system will run a total length of 417km, of which approximately 76km will be ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam revives $58bn high-speed rail project despite cost hurdle

Vietnam has resurrected a high-speed rail project intended to link the country’s north and south, but the fiscal concerns that killed the proposal earlier this decade continue to haunt government efforts to fund the $58 billion plan.Keep reading ...

TOMOYA ONISHI

New Vietnam international airport welcomes first passenger flight

A Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 carrying Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and government officials made the first touchdown at the Van Don International Airport near the world-famous Ha Long Bay on Sunday morning, marking the opening of the first private airport in Vietnam.The 325-hectare ...

Quy Nguyen

Vietnam seeks ways to reduce noise at airports

Solutions to lessen worsening noise levels at airports were discussed at a workshop held by the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Hanoi on November 29.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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