The HCMC Civil Engineering Co. Ltd. officially operated the Thu Thiem Waterway Wharf at the old Thu Thiem Ferry on February 7th.
According to the Company, it will use high-speed boats to transport passengers on Saigon River to the City’s tourist areas in Can Gio and Cu Chi, as well as to provinces in the southeast region.
Besides, the new wharf is planned to become a business site for some travel agencies on the Saigon River.
The old Thu Thiem Ferry officially closed at midnight on January 1st, 2012 after nearly 100 years carrying people across the Saigon River.
Translated by Van Hieu