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Conditions for sea transport

Decree No 30/2014/ND-CP (14 April 2014) relates to sea transportation, sea transportation agency services and sea transportation towage services businesses in Viet Nam. It applies to both Vietnamese and foreign organisations and individuals that are engaged in these businesses. Sea transportation business To obtain the five-year licence for offering sea …

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Vietnam flaps its air-transport wings

Vietnam is pursuing its most flexible air transport policy in order to encourage more air carriers to operate in the country, a HCM City conference heard on September 10. The conference on promotion for air services was organized by the Ministry of Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) …

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HCM City seeks $15b for road development

HCM City plans to mobilise capital through BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer), BT (Build-Transfer) and PPP (Public-Private Partnership) investment forms to further develop its road infrastructure, a senior official said last week. Speaking at a conference on road development plans until 2020, Le Do Muoi, deputy head of the Institute of Strategy and …

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VietJet Air flies to Bangkok

The Vietnamese low-fare airlines of VietJet Air officially opened a direct air route between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok on the occasion of the Lunar New Year festival. At present, the carrier provides one flight between the two cities. According to its officials, the carrier will continue to open …

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Air Mekong suspends flights from March 2013

For the reason of restructuring its fleet and personnel, Air Mekong is going to stop its flights from March 1, 2013. Passengers and ticket agents are confused after Air Mekong announced to sell air tickets until February 28. The airline’s website also updates flight schedules from January 31 through February …

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Int’l port in full steam

The deep-water Cai Mep-Thi Vai international port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province was officially put into operation on Monday. The port which is part of the Cai Mep-Thi Vai port complex consists of piers, roads linking from National Highway 51 to the port, and logistics facilities. According to the Project …

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Danang seaport to process 4.8 billion tonnes of goods

The seaport in the central city of Danang is aiming to process 4.8 billion tonnes of goods in 2013 despite the ongoing global economic difficulties. To reach the target, the seaport will receive an additional VND100 billion in investment for equipment purchases, VND150 billion for infrastructure construction and upgrades, and …

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Vietnam Airlines launches new air routes

Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier, has announced it will officially open two new air routes in December. From December 2 the airline will begin offering four direct Airbus A321 flights between HCM City and Jakarta per week—on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Flights will depart from HCM City at …

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