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 its position in Hai Phong’s terminal operator market. It sets a milestone for container transportation via trans-ocean direct services, not only from HICT but also from the north of Vietnam to the US and European ports without transferring at transshipment hubs.

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