Singaporean-flag X-Pree Feeder container ship has become the largest ship of its kind to dock at Tan Vu port. (Photo: VNA)
The ship, which is 210.96 metres in length and 32.2 metres in width, has a deadweight tonnage of 32,161.
The vessel left China’s Hong Kong port for the Port of Hai Phong JSC’s Tan Vu Port to offload cargo on April 16 and will leave the port at 0:30 am on April 17.
According to Cao Trung Ngoan, deputy director of the Port of Hai Phong JSC, the arrival of X-Pree Feeder is a landmark for Hai Phong Port as it proves the port’s capacity and affirms the significance of investment to modernise the port.
The company has fulfilled its plan to develop Tan Vu Port into the largest and most modern container port in the northern region, he added, expressing his hope that relevant authorities will take more actions to ensure the safe reception of cargo ships as well as comprehensive development of port businesses.