Invest 1,161 billions vietnam dong in reinventing and upgrading Cai Mep - Thi Vai Fairway.
Vietnam Maritime Administration has just suggest to Transport Ministry to consider and accept the Project of Reinventing and Upgrading Cai Mep - Thi Vai Flow from Passing buoy “No. 0” to CMIT by budgetary resources.
This project has been invested about 1,161 billions vietnam dong and predged from Passing buoy “No. 0” to CMIT with the length of 29,68 kms, width of 350 m and height of 5,5 m which is guaranteed to 160,000 DWT (14,000 TEUs) with 2 ways operation.
If this project is accepted, it will be developed in 2018-2020. At present, the fairway sounding is only about 14m which is received about 8,000 Teus, the larger one must be reduced. That is the reason why the vessels of loading at CMIT only has 45-50% their capacity.
Ba ria Vung tau presently has 7 container ports which are operated with the capacity about 6,8 millions Teus and succesful in calling vessels of 100,000 DWT, at CMIT with the 157,000 DWT ones.
Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong had said " Due to lacking of transportation infrastructure, one way and substandard marine fairway which is made the smaller number of calling at vessels at CMIT than international transit hub.
In order to develop it, it is necessary inreinventing and upgrading Cai Mep - Thi Vai Fairway especially from Passing buoy “No. 0” to CMIT to attract more vessels.