Vietnam’s most important sea route from the Cai Mep-Thi Vai port complex in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to buoy zero opened to traffic on Mar. 2.
The route with a length of 49km, a width of 250m-480m and a depth of 12m-14m is now available for ships of up to 80,000 DWT.
The route, with funding sourced from the Japanese Government official development assistance, is expected to make great contributions to the development of the key economic region in southern Vietnam.
At present, the Cai Mep-Thi Vai port complex accommodates three ports, where many ships can go directly to America and Europe rather than an intermediate destination, helping reduce time and the transport cost.