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Key port information can also be found at: Website of the Maritime Database on the Port of Ho Chi Min City

Port Overview

The Port of Ho Chi Minh City lies on the Song Sai Gon (Saigon) River about 5 km north-northeast of Saigon Port and about 85 kilometers north of the Mekong River Delta where the river flows into the South China Sea. The Port of Ho Chi Minh City reflects the influence of the French after a century of colonial rule and the United States after almost two decades of war. In 2004, more than 3.4 million people lived at the Port of Ho Chi Minh City. For more information on Ho Chi Minh City, please refer to the Saigon Port link. In 18 years of operation, Saigon Newport Holding Company has developed terminals and operations in the Port of Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon Newport). The container traffic through the Port of Ho Chi Minh City accounts for over 65% of Ho Chi Minh City's market share and more than 40% of that for the country.

Port website: Website of the Port of Ho Chi Min City

Port Location and Contacts

Country

Vietnam

Province or District

Ho Chi Minh

Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)

Name: Ho Chi Minh City

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

n/a

Latitude

10.79389

Longitude

106.7247

Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

Saigon Newport Company

Management Contact Person

n/a

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

4.4 Viet Nam Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Performance

Handling Figures

Year 2008

Vessel Calls

2,168

Container Traffic (TEUs)

2,018,104

Total Cargo Handling (mt): 25,600,000 

Port Handling Equipment

Mooring Services – Port of HCMC

  • 3 points of anchorage

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage

Dockside Crane

n/a

-

-

Container Gantries

Yes

3 - 60 to 400 mt

-

Mobile Cranes

Yes

11

-

Reachstacker

Yes

43 - 42 mt

-

RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)

n/a

-

-

Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines

n/a

-

-

Transtrainer

n/a

-

-

Forklifts

Yes

32 - 28 to 42 mt

22 - 7 to 10 mt

-

For further information on operational Port Handling Equipment, please select the following document:

Vietnam Port of Ho Chi Minh City Additional Information

Container Facilities

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

Yes

Yes

Container Freight Station (CFS)

YesYes

Refrigerated Container Stations

YesYes

Other Capacity Details

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

n/a

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

1,000

Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)

n/a

Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)

n/an/a

Customs Guidance

1.3 Viet Nam Customs Information

Terminal Information

For information on the Tan Cang – Cai Mep Terminal, Tan Cang – Cat Lai Terminal and Tan Cang – Song Than ICD Terminal please select the following document:

Vietnam Port of Ho Chi Minh City Additional Information

Main Storage Terminal

Song Than ICD Terminal

Song Than ICD – Years & Warehouses

Area of WarehousesArea of Container YardTotal Area
135,918 m²300,000 m²500,000 m²

 

Ø Song Than ICD is located in Song Than Industrial Zone #2   surrounded by more than 10 EPZs and IPs of Ho Chi Min City, Bình Duong and Dong Nai provinces.
Ø International standard CFS, domestic and bonded warehouses with modern handling equipment

Port Security

Security

ISPS Compliant

(Yes / No)

Yes

Current ISPS Level

1

Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional

Police Boats

n/a

Fire Engines

n/a