New terminal facilitates faster sea transport

26-May-2012 Intellasia | VIR | 7:01 AM Print This Post

The Cai Mep International Terminal has achieved a record capacity of 183 berth moves per hour, supplying faster loading and unloading cargo service to vessels harboured in Vietnam to and from the US and Europe.

With such a capacity, more than 183 containers of all sizes can be loaded or uploaded each hour. In the first month of operation, in December of last year, the terminal had 125 berth moves per hour.

During the past six months of operation, the terminal accommodated 151 vessels for 351,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) load. Located in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, 50km away from HCM City, the port has a capacity of 1.1 billion TEUs, a 600m-long wharf and a 14m-deep channel.

 


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