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Tan Cang - Hiep Phuoc Terminal - potential development for a critical logistics center in the South of Ho Chi Minh City


Tan Cang - Hiep Phuoc Terminal - potential development for a critical logistics center in the South of Ho Chi Minh City

Port-centric logistics developing in Nha Be district

With a convenient location on the world's maritime route, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC.) and Nha Be district have the potential to grow as a logistics center, a seaport of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

According to the Master Plan for the Development of Vietnam's seaport system 2021 - 2030 and a vision for 2050, Ho Chi Minh City Seaport belongs to the group of seaport No.4. Nha Be district includes Hiep Phuoc's terminals on the Soai Rap River, which will benefit the socio-economic development of the southern region.

Hiep Phuoc’s

max vessel size
70,000 DWT
Nha Be’s

max vessel size
45,000 DWT
Nha Be’s

max cruise ship size
60,000 GT

Therefore, the advantages of geographical location and investment plans for lands around ports, Hiep Phuoc cluster port generates the incredible potential to become a critical logistics center south of HCMC, which connects the terminals in the Mekong Delta and Cai Mep area.
As a robust backend for logistics activities in the South, it contributes to leveraging breakthrough opportunities for urban economic growth in the Nha Be district.

Furthermore, this is Saigon Newport Corporation's vision for the potential development of the Nha Be district into a "satellite city" from the perspective of a leading port and logistics enterprise in Vietnam.

This orientation aligns with the Development Plan for Logistics Industry in Ho Chi Minh City to 2025 and the vision for 2030.

  • Nha Be District is planned to retain Hiep Phuoc Logistics Center on a scale of more than 250 hectares as a distribution hub for e-commerce and domestic goods.
  • Ho Chi Minh City's vision also follows the world's trend in developing a logistics center connecting port operations (port-centric logistics) to maximize many potentialities in the logistics chain
Tan Cang - Hiep Phuoc Terminal - potential development for a critical logistics center in the South of Ho Chi Minh City
Currently, Tan Cang - Hiep Phuoc terminal is the only port to operate container cargo in Nha Be - Hiep Phuoc area and is considered the best "extension arm" for Tan Cang – Cat Lai terminal and Cai Mep port cluster (Ba Ria - Vung Tau province).

Total area
2 main berths – Soai Rap river
max vessel size
5 barge barths – Dong Dien river
max vessel size
Tan Cang - Hiep Phuoc Terminal currently receives 8 international shipping routes and 1 domestic route weekly, providing optimal time and cost advantages when bringing vessels into the port, including:
  • No limit time for the early dropping off;
  • Free storage;
  • Free barging between TCHP and TCCL/associated ICD for international container vessels at TCHP;
  • Free barging for empty containers from TCCL to TCHP for stuffing and loading onto vessels at TCHP;
  • Free 12-hours operation charge for reefer containers dropped at TCHP then transported and loaded at TCCL...

7 pair of buoys – Soai Rap river
40,000 tons
max vessel size
Experienced workers
for bulk cargo handling services
modern types of
equipment investment
Bulk cargo productivity

Additionally, Tan Cang – Hiep Phuoc Terminal operates numerous bulk cargo services for items, as follows: rice, seafood, fertilizers, iron and steel, gypsum, cement and OOG project (wind turbines) with a productivity of over 350,000 tons/year for significant consumers (Vinafood 1, Phu My Fertilizer, Ninh Binh Fertilizer, Southern Fertilizer, DAP Dinh Vu, Mekong logistics, Ton Hoa Sen, Ton Nam Kim, IPC) ….

Along with the growth in exports of Vietnam's essential products and the advantage of a strategic location: Approx. 10km from the centric of HCMC and is located at Hiep Phuoc Industrial Park and near client warehouses (Lotte, Alpha, Saigon Food...), TCHP is considered the ideal solution for reefer container services (aquatic products, fruits…) to customers in the critical southern regions and the Mekong Delta.
With 260 reefer plugs, TCHP is willing to provide various reefer services (PTI service, stuffing and loading LCL or FLC at the container yard). Moreover, TCHP is a suitable customs clearance for directly delivering and loading reefer containers at TCHP; or reefer containers dropping at TCHP and then barging to Tan Cang - Cat Lai terminal and Tan Cang Cai Mep terminals (TCIT, TCCT and TCTT) for loading.
Due to the increasing demands for reefer containers, TCHP is receiving the attention of significant shipping lines such as COSCO, TSL, WANHAI, OOCL, and ONE to operate empty reefer containers. Moreover, attracting many shipping lines to operate new services develops opportunities to encourage port operation and after-port services in the region.