The first container vessel docked at Tan Cang - Cai Mep ODA Terminal
On 27th April 2014, the first container vessel docked at Tan Cang - Cai Mep ODA Terminal (TCOT), which indicates the official launching of container operation of SNP at its newest terminal.
Saigon Newport leader welcoming the crew
Saigon Newport Corporation is the largest port operator in Vietnam, including Tan Cang – Cat Lai port, Tan Cang – Mien Trung port, Tan Cang – 189 Hai Phong, Tan Cang – 128 Hai Phong, Tan Cang – Sa Dec port, Tan Cang – Cao Lanh port, and Tan Cang – Cai Mep ports (TCCT and TCIT, with over 68.9% market share in Thi Vai – Cai Mep area). In 2013, total container handled through all SNP ports reaches 3.9 million TEU – almost 50% national market share. In Hochiminh city, Tan Cang – Cat lat port handled 3.2 million TEU – making up 85.6% of the area market. With the advantages of being in the downstream area, modern and synchronized infrastructure, with connecting network and the reputation of Saigon Newport Corporation, Cai Mep International Terminal has many potentials and advantages in attracting vessels and goods, even though deep-water ports in Cai Mep area are having problems. The operation plan of Cai Mep International Container Terminal of Saigon Newport Corporation also shows the determination of the leaders and all employees to maintain and strengthen its position as the number 1 container operator in Vietnam.
The first container vessel docking at TCOT