After 3 years, Nghi Son Port attracts only 1 international shipping line
However, from October 2021 up to now, this shipping company has not had any ships docked at Nghi Son Port.
Along with the transport infrastructure connecting the Zone economy Nghi Son with neighboring areas, regions and provinces, Nghi Son port has convenient transport infrastructure: National Highway 1A, coastal road connecting the North and North Central economic regions, Nghi Son – Bai It connects with Ho Chi Minh road, Nghi Son street – Tho Xuan airport; National railway runs through… Nghi Son seaport is capable of welcoming ships with arbitration up to 70,000 DWT – 190,000 DWT, handling capacity of hundreds of millions of tons/year. In addition, there are dozens of general ports, specialized wharfs and container terminals, and a logistics system is planned to synchronize with the wharf areas being built by investors.
After 3 years of operation, this unit has made 91 international container shipping trips. In 2019 there are 31 trips; in 2020 is 35 trips; 2021 is 25 trips; However, from October 2021 to now, there have been no flights.
Mr. Nguyen Tien Hieu, Head of the Management Board of Nghi Son Economic Zone and Industrial Parks in Thanh Hoa province said:Currently, the volume of export and import goods of enterprises in the province is very large. However, it has not yet attracted many international and domestic shipping lines to transport goods by container through Nghi Son port. When attracting domestic shipping lines to open container shipping services through Nghi Son Port, they will promptly transport goods to domestic and foreign ports, and at the same time contribute to domestic international transshipment, reducing costs. Warehousing and other services for businesses“.
The reason is pointed out that the investment in infrastructure, warehouses and equipment at the port has not met the needs of shipping lines and customers; container shipping services have not been invested by many businesses, professionalism is not high; Support policies for enterprises importing and exporting goods by container have not been able to compensate for the cost difference compared to major ports in the country.
Along with continuing to implement the policy of supporting international shipping vehicles through Nghi Son port, the Management Board of Nghi Son Economic Zone and Industrial Parks of Thanh Hoa province has proposed Thanh Hoa province to support other means of transport. means of domestic sea transportation by container with the support level of 150 million VND/trip through Nghi Son port.
at Blogtuan.info – Source: vtc.vn – Read the original article here