SITV Port: Upgraded to meet the ship 120 thousand tons.

Barge loading and unloading containers at the port down SITV, transit to 9-3 on the morning to Binh Duong Province.

9-3 am, the Economic Commission – Budget Provincial Council has been working with International Port Co., Ltd Vietnam Saigon (Port SITV management unit) on the situation of investment and port operations in recent years and subsequent years. Report at the meeting Mr Ho Su Jeong, CEO said the company, Port of Port SITV is a joint venture between Hutchison Port Holding Group of Hong Kong and Investment Company and commercial building in Saigon. Ports are built on an area of 33.7 ha, total investment of 267 million. The main function of the port container handling and general cargo for import, export, transshipment, storage containers with a capacity of 20,100. Port was constructed in 2007 and completed welcomed the first commercial shipment in September 8-2010. Port has three terminals with a total quay length of 730m, which can accommodate ships of 6500 TEU and a maximum capacity of handling 1.1 million TEU per year. Currently, the port is SITV jobs for nearly 130 employees, of which 65% are local people with average income level of about 6 million per month. In 2011, the port will be upgraded to meet the ship 120 thousand tons in cargo.

Barge loading and unloading containers at the port down SITV, transit to 9-3 on the morning to Binh Duong Province.

Barge loading and unloading containers at the port down SITV, transit to 9-3 on the morning to Binh Duong Province.

Mr Ho Su Jeong mentioned some difficulties in the operation of ports, such as power supply instability, lack of human resources with expertise in port; safety work on the maritime access channel is not guaranteed.
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Du, Head of Economics – Provincial Council Budget, chief supervisor, noting the efforts of the investment units in the building and put the port in accordance with the progress of work as promised. Also, note that enterprises in the mining process is to be the work of environmental protection, the rights of workers and participate in successful implementation of social work at the local charity.