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Grand opening of Tan Cang - Thot Not Terminal


On November 12th, 2015, Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) held the grand opening ceremony of Tan Cang – Thot Not terminal, the 23th unit of SNP’s network, which will be an important point in SNP’s supply chain in the Mekong Delta.

Among the attendants of the ceremony, there were Mr Pham Quoc Viet – Deputy director of Economics Department – Southwestern Steering Committee; Mr Le Hung Dung – President of People’s Committee of Can Tho city; representatives of neighboring provinces; representatives of SNP’s subsidiaries and hundreds of customers…

With 75 m berth for up-to-2,000 DWT vessel, 90 m berth for up-to-1,000 DWT barge, 1.1 hectares CY, under the management of Tan Cang Waterway Transport JSC – a subsidiary of SNP, Tan Cang – Thot Not terminal will be Tan Cang – Thot Not terminal will be the place for collecting, stuffing cargo, such as rice, seafood, animal feed… in Can Tho city and neighboring area like An Giang, Kien Giang, Dong Thap…; for full-package logistics services connecting the Mekong Delta, Hochiminh City and Cai Mep area, as well as connecting to Cambodia via SNP’s barging service.

Rear Admiral Nguyen Dang Nghiem - President of SNP - speaking at the ceremony

Speaking at the ceremony, Rear admiral Nguyen Dang Nghiem – President of SNP – emphasized that “in 2015, volume throughput of SNP is estimated at 5.34 mil teu (equivalent to 71 mil tons), accounted for 85% market share of the South and 50% nationwide. SNP revenue reached nearly 15,000 bil VND, 18.2% increase compared to 2014. With strategies to extend market at focal economic areas, SNP has deployed many solutions to develop, manage and operate terminal network in the Mekong Delta, especially in Can Tho city – the economic center of Mekong Delta, the connecting point of domestic and international transport. Today, the opening of Tan Cang – Thot Not terminal marks the birth of an important point in the connection of 7 Tan Cang units in the Southwestern region.

In this event, Rear admiral Nguyen Dang Nghiem – President of SNP – also thanked all customers, partners, local authorities for supporting and cooperating with SNP to develop local port operation and logistics services.

Representatives of customers and local authorities appreciated SNP’s contribution to local economic growth, especially in port and logistics. They believe that SNP – as the top port operator – will effectively operate Tan Cang – Thot Not terminal, and together with Tan Cang – Cai Cui terminal, Tan Cang – Tra Noc terminal and other logistics facilities in the Mekong Delta, it will form a complete network connecting Can Tho city to other focal economic zones.

Ribbon cutting ceremony

With experience and responsibility to bring customer the best service quality, SNP commits to bringing the most benefits to customers as well as contributing to local economic by improving volume, reducing logistics cost and time, ensuring service quality to meet customers’ demands.

Tan Cang – Thot Not Terminal