Key port information can also be found at: Website of the Maritime Database on the Port of Danang
Da Nang Port lies at the south end of a bay off the South China Sea in east-central Viet Nam 622 kms north-northeast of Saigon Port in Ho Chi Min City.
Da Nang Port has an excellent harbor enclosed to the east by Tien Sa Peninsula and Cape Da Nang.
Located hear the Da Nang International Airport and the national railroad station, Da Nang Port has easy access to the nation's transportation networks and the hinterland.
In 2008, about 900,000 people lived at Da Nang, one of the country's biggest cities.
In addition to being one of the country's major container ports, Da Nang Port is an industrial city with a fast-growing economy.
The major products produced in the 4,900 factories at Da Nang are seafood, furniture, household goods, and clothing. Tourism is also important to the local economy.
Port website: Website of the Port of Danang
Port Location and Contacts
Province or District
Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)
Port's Complete Name
Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)
|Vietnam National Shipping Lines|
Management Contact Person
Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations
Airport Name: n/a
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
In 2008, Da Nang Port handled a total of 2.7 million tons of cargo, including 1.2 million tons of exports, 525.9 thousand tons of imports, and 985.6 thousand tons of domestic cargo. Cargoes included 61.9 thousand TEUs of containerized cargo. Da Nang Port also served 29.6 thousand passengers in 2008, a significant increase over prior years.
Container Traffic (TEUs)
Total Cargo Handling: 2.7 million
Tug Services – Port of Da Nang
- Numbers and capacity of tugboats applied in accordance with VINAMARINE ‘s regulations
- Tug assistance charges applied for different type of tugboat when entering, leaving quay or buoy.
- Time of tug service shall be counted from the time the tug leaves the starting position in the port area to take vessel to the place of handling until it returns the starting position or being engaged in another service.
- Minimum time to count tug service: per hour per operation
- General Director shall base on market charge and actual situation to adjust more or less 10% from unit price at point above adjusted cases decided by General Director
- In the event that the port does not have a tug boat and has to supply same from another place: expenses in motivating tug boat shall be determined on the basis of agreement between the tug owner, charterer and the port.
Berthing Equipment Specifications – Port of Da Nang
Wharf: Shore Side
Da Nang Berthing Data: Shore Side Wharf
|Berth #1||Berth #2||Berth #3||Berth #4||Berth #5|
Draft 12m (chart datum)
Size of ship < 45,000DWT and RO-RO ships, container ships 2,000 TEU’s and big and medium sized Passenger ships
Through put: over 4.5 million tons per year
Along with the breaker water of 450 m long facilitates ship berthing all year round from high waves and monsoon.
Song Han Terminal
Da Nang Berthing Data: Song Han Terminal
|Berth #1||Berth #2||Berth #3||Berth #4|
Accommodation size: 5,000 DWT
Throughput: over 1million per year
Port Handling Equipment
(Yes / No)
Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
23 - 10 to 80 mt
RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)
Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines
32 - 1.5 to 22 mt
Further information on Port Cargo Handling Equipment can be found in the following document:
Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.
Container Facilities Available
Container Freight Station (CFS)
Refrigerated Container Stations
Other Capacity Details
Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)
Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)
Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)
Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)
For information on Viet Nam Port of Danang Customs Guidance, please see the following link:
Main Storage Terminal
|Area of Warehouses||Area of Yards||Total Area|
|29,204 m²||183,722 m²||299,256 m²|
(Yes / No)
Current ISPS Level
Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional