12,562 TEU – New highest handling record per mother vessel set by Tan Cang – Cai Mep international terminal (TCIT)


On 15/02/2020, Tan Cang – Cai Mep International Terminal (TCIT) has once again set the new highest handling record per vessel while dispatching ONE GRUS (belong to FE5 Service connects Vietnam - Europe) deployed by THE Alliance with the handling volume of 12,562 TEU (1 TEU = twenty-foot equivalent unit), broken the previous record set on December 2019 on the same vessel.

Within only almost a year, TCIT has continuously set the record for handling volume per vessel with extremely impressive results, reflecting the consecutive growth of the export and import cargoes between Vietnam and Vietnam's main export markets as US and Europe.

During 2019, in according with the development of Vietnam as well as Southern key region economy, TCIT has concentrated in investing more modern equipment to increase service quality and business capacity. Throughput volume of TCIT in 2019 reached nearly 2 million TEU, strongly increased by 20% compared to 2018; continually to maintain the largest market share at Cai Mep – Thi Vai area. TCIT currently receives 09 mother vessel of the international service lanes calling per week linking to North America, Europe and Intra – Asia as well as 05 domestic feeders connecting with the North and Central Vietnam, 12 feeders/ barges to Cambodia and 330 barges gathering cargoes from nearby areas like Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai and Binh Duong province.

Together with the integration and development trend of the southern key regional economy in particular and Vietnam in general, these achievements have affirmed the importance and position of TCIT - the largest deep-water terminal and the first runner-up in terms of the throughput volume, ranked only after Tan Cang - Cat Lai Terminal.

The new record set in the context of the economy all over the world, including Vietnam, are affected by the Coronavirus and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) approved by the European Parliament that help us to have a more optimistic view in our country's economy these days and in the future.

Current international service lanes at TCIT