Transport and shipping

Transport infrastructure and facilities

Japanese ambassador warns of halt of Saigon metro project over unpaid $100mn debts

Construction of a Japan-built metro line in Ho Chi Minh City might have to be halted after the end of 2018 as unpaid contractors’ wage has amounted to more than US$100 million, the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam said in a letter.Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

Poor investment hinders waterway transport growth

A lack of investment into inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Việt Nam’s logistics sector heavily dependant on more expensive road transport. With up to 2,360 rivers stretching a total of 42,000 kilometres, Việt Nam was should have huge potential ...

VNS Reporter

Policy leverage to direct FDI capital in Vietnam's transport infrastructure

Vietnam needs US$48 billion to develop transport system from now to 2023.Vietnam is in dire needs of private investment, especially from foreign funds, to complete many important transport projects as the state cannot afford it. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam to have more than 7,000km of expressways

Vietnam’s expressway system is set to stretch from 6,400 km to more than 7,000km by 2030, as the Ministry of Transport is mulling adding several routes to the national network.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Green seaports needed in Vietnam to reduce pollution from shipping operations

To mitigate pollution caused by shipping operations and waste from seaports, experts say it is necessary to promote the development of environmentally friendly seaports.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

Outdated infrastructure blamed for rail accidents

Outdated infrastructure, limited funds and operator negligence have been identified as the main causes serious accidents on the rail.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

7,000 billion VND to build two container terminals at Lach Huyen international gateway port

Two container wharfs # 3 and # 4 with a length of 375 m / berth that can receive 100,000 DWT ships are proposed to built by Hai Phong Port Joint Stock Company.Keep reading ...

Anh Minh

Vietnam plans to build faster railway to China border

Vietnam is planning to build a new higher speed rail route connecting the capital city of Hanoi to the northern border with China to boost two-way trade.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Ministry plans to conduct ETC at BOT stations in 2019

The Ministry of Transport plans to install e-tags on 3.2 million motorised vehicles by the year-end in a bid to conduct electronic toll collection (ETC) at build-operate-transfer (BOT) stations in 2019.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam to open two new airports by 2020

Two new airports, in Van Don District in the northern province of Quang Ninh and in Phan Thiet City in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, will be inaugurated by the year 2020. Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

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