Vietnam - Cảng Vận tải Quốc tế Hải Phòng (HICT)
Hai Phong International Container Terminal (HICT) is a modern deep-water port located in the northern region of Vietnam. It is operated by the Tan Cang Hai Phong Joint Stock Company, a subsidiary of the Saigon Newport Corporation, which is a leading terminal operator in Vietnam.
HICT is strategically located at the mouth of the Cua Cam River, which connects to the East Sea and provides access to major shipping routes. The terminal has a natural depth of 14 meters. This allows it to handle vessels with a capacity of up to 14,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units). It has a total area of 45 hectares and a quay length of 750 meters, with four berths for container ships.
Facilities at Hai Phong International Container Terminal (HICT)
HICT is equipped with many facilities, including modern container handling equipment such as gantry cranes, rubber-tired gantry cranes, and reach stackers. The terminal also has a capacity of handling 1.1 million TEUs per year. This makes it one of the largest container terminals in northern Vietnam.
One of the key advantages of HICT is its connectivity to major transportation networks. The terminal is located adjacent to the Lach Huyen Deep Sea Port, which is currently under construction and is expected to become a major gateway for Vietnam’s northern region. The terminal is also connected to the Haiphong International Gateway Port, which provides direct access to the Hanoi-Haiphong Expressway and the new Noi Bai-Lao Cai Expressway, linking the terminal to major industrial parks and economic zones in the northern region.
Nearby Industrial Estates
In addition to HICT, there are several industrial estates located nearby that offer a range of services and amenities to businesses. These include the Nam Dinh Vu Industrial Park, the Trang Due Industrial Park, and the Nam Cau Kien Industrial Park. These industrial parks offer a variety of facilities and services, including custom-built factories, warehouses, and offices, as well as logistics and transportation support.
HICT is committed to sustainable development and environmental protection. The terminal has implemented various measures to reduce its carbon footprint, such as using energy-efficient equipment and optimizing its terminal operations. It also complies with international standards for occupational health and safety, as well as environmental management.
Tan Cang Hai Phong International Container Terminal Co., Ltd (TC-HICT) is a joint venture between Saigon Newport Corporation (51% of the shareholding). MITSUI O.S.K Lines Ltd. (17.5%), Wan Hai Lines Ltd. (16.5% of the shareholding) and Itochu Group (15%).
Hai Phong International Container Terminal (HICT):
Largest container terminal
TC-HICT is the largest deep-water container terminal in Northern Vietnam. It has 750m total length of 2 berths, – 14m depth of access channel. 660m of turning basin, – 16m depth of berth. HICT can accommodate mother vessels up to 14,000 TEUs, operating long haul routes and ensuring cargo throughput of 1.1 mil TEUs per year. Hai Phong International Container Terminal provides direct services to America and Europe for Vietnam exports and imports. This sortens the lead time of 03-05 days compared to the current services, and remarkably minimizing logistics costs and risks. The terminal has the slogan “Heartfelt – Innovative – Caring Terminal”. TC-HICT is committed to providing the best service quality together with skilled professionals to create peace of mind and satisfaction for domestic and foreign customers.