Logistics Facilities

Tan Cang - Cat Lai Terminal


TAN CANG-CAT LAI port is the biggest and most modern container port in Vietnam. Cat Lai Port is linked to the National Highway No.1, the Inner and Outer Belt Highways, HCM - Long Thanh - Dau Giay Highway via the Inter-province Highway 25 which allows vehicles with loading capacity of up to 30 tons. Through these highways, goods are trucked from Cat Lai Port to focal economic areas of Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An, Ba Ria - Vung Tau and provinces of Cuu Long Delta quickly and conveniently.


Company name

-         Vietnamese name: Cảng Tân cảng – Cát Lái

-         English name: Tan cang – Cat Lai Terminal

-         Trading name: Cảng Tân cảng – Cát Lái

-         Abbreviation: Tân cảng – Cát Lái



-         Head office: 1295B Nguyen Thi Dinh St., Cat Lai Ward, District 2, HCM City

-         Tel: (08) 83.742.2243            Fax: (08) 83.742.1190

-         Email: operation.snp@saigonnewport.com.vn

-         Website: www.saigonnewport.com.vn


Governing Body:  Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP)

Scope of business: Seaport and logistics service

Port Location: 10o45'25''N; 106o47'40''E


Total area: over 100ha

CY:  700.700 m2

 Berth length:  

  • 2007: 973m (6 berths) equipped with 15 Panamax Quayside Cranes.
  • 2008: 216m of berth length (7th berth) was put into operation 2009 .
  • 2013: 224m of berth length (8 berths) will be put into operation in June 2013 and able to receive 40.000 DWT vessel.
  • Water depth at berth: 12m.
  • Being capable of simultaneously receiving seven vessels with capacity 30.000 - 40.000 DWT with over 2,000 TEUs each.
  • Berth productivity : 60 moves /hour/vessel
  • Monthly, the terminal handles more than 240 vessels coming from all over the world with the average throughput over 250,000 TEUs.
  • Modern IT terminal operation and management system.
  • Current capacity: 3,5 mil Teus/year.


10.45.25 N-106.47.40 E ( On the bank of Dong Nai river)

Anchorage point

10.20.40N - 107.02 E at Vung Tau


Compulsory, the pilot station at Vung Tau and Ho Chi Minh city


43 N.M. away from Vung Tau pilot station

Water depth at berth


Highest high water

3.6 m

Lowest low water

0.8 m

Air draft


Night – time navigation limitation

From 16h-6h (for M/Vs with LOA of 176m, 3.000 DWT)


2 seasons; Dry: Nov - Apr; Rainy: May - Oct

Time Zone



Free Port Zone:

Cat Lai Port is the first port permitted to establish a Free Port Zone in Vietnam with a wide range of services: goods handling, maritime assistance, trading, packaging and re-packaging, stowage and re-stowage of goods, maintenance, repair, replacement of containers for trans-shipment/transit/import-export cargoes.



-         Quayside Mobile Gantry Crane:      20  

-         Fixed Quayside Crane:                  03

-         Floating Crane:                              01

-         RTG 3+1:                                      17

-         RTG 6+1:                                      40

-         Reach Stacker:                              24 (42 tons)

-         Forklift:                            Empty folklifts: 17; Warehouse folklifts: 17

-         Terminal Tractor:                        257

-         Tractor:                                         120

-         Tug-boat:                                      07

-         Reefer plug:                                  1100

-         Mobile Crane:                                02



SMS Center

  • 8188


1800 1188

  • Mr. Wang Yi Yong - Import/Export Director of Texhong Nhon Trach

    Saigon Newport Corporation always aims at improving the service qualities and provide door-to-door services to customers.
  • Mr. Dang Quoc Tien - Vice General Director of Military Bank - MB

    I strongly believe that SNP keep always the position as a leading terminal operator in Vietnam with the rapid and sustainable development. SNP has been and will also be the key seaport developer who leads and makes the big contribution to the development of Vietnam port system, make a gradual enlargement for the seaport development in the region and worldwide.
  • Mr. Hoang Trung Hai - The Member of the Central Party Committee - Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

    With the sincere feelings, I highly appreciate and respect the efforts as well as contributions of SNP in term of diversifying the strength of economic resources of BR-VT province in particular and of Vietnam in general. Especially, SNP contributes to solve the problem of creating more jobs for the local labor force which has profound social meaning, there-by makes the motivation for sustainable development of the country's economy. BR-VT province has great potentials in deep-water port and logistics services, still awaiting capable investors such as Saigon Newport Corporation. In the near future, I hope that we will give the licenses and launch such big projects.
  • Mr. Nguyen Tuan Minh - The Member of the Central Party Committe, Secrectary of Party Committee of Baria Vung Tau

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