On 27 August, Tan Cang –
Cai Mep International Terminal (TCIT), a joint venture container terminal among
Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Wan Hai Lines and Hanjin
Transportation, reached 1,000,000 TEU throughput in 2018 during the cargo
handling operation for M/V YM MODERATION operated by Yang Ming Maritime
Transport and deployed to the EC5 service of THE ALLIANCE.
Since 2016, annual
container throughput in TCIT has exceeded 1 million TEU for three years in a
row and this year’s pace to reach 1 million TEU is 3 months earlier than in 2016
or one and half months earlier than in 2017.
As the result of rising demand
in trading, especially domestic goods to Central and North of Vietnam in the
early of 2018, TCIT has enjoyed a good impact in throughput volume. In the
first eight months of this year, the throughput of TCIT keeps growing by 11%,
jumped from 921,710 TEU previous year to 1,024,841 TEU.
Last year, TCIT reached
over 1.4m TEU in throughput volume. Overall, the company is confident to achieve
almost 1.6m TEU in 2018 with this strong growth rate.
Out of existing 21 weekly container
services in Cai Mep, TCIT accommodates 10 global services including 7 routes to
USA/Canada, 1 Asia-Europe and 2 Intra-Asia loops. As for feeders, there are about
4-5 domestic ships and 10 barges connecting to Cambodia being handled at TCIT
every week. This has made TCIT become the busiest port in Cai Mep – Thi Vai.
Thanks to unrelenting support from shipping
lines, customers and all the parties concerned, TCIT has been tackling to
maintain the best service quality in every aspects of terminal operations and keeping
the leading position in deep-water terminals in Vietnam with its slogan “Top
Clients In Top Terminal”.