Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Sunday, 25 November 2012: - Global marine terminal operator DP World has welcomed the official start of dredging of the Soai Rap River in Vietnam, saying it would bring customers faster access to market, lower costs and easier transportation.
On 26 June, 2012 made adhoc calls to SPCT and 03 July, 2012, MV. TRANS PAFICIC 5 and GOLDEN FAN made calls to SPCT with rotation LCB-SPR-JKT-SPR-LCB-HCM-Batungas-Buan-LCB, one round 21days by weekly service with 3vessles.
From 8th to 11th November, 2011, Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) took part in The second Viet Nam Rice Festival which be held in Soc Trang Province – Mekong Delta. The festival, a large scale economic and cultural event, aims to honour Vietnamese rice producers and traders, as well as scientists who have greatly contributed to rice production and export. The four-day event will have nearly 1,000 stalls put up by hundreds of domestic companies and those from more than 20 countries including Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Netherlands, Russia, Thailand and the US. This occasion will be a good chance where SPCT can do networking with all potential rice traders and exporters in Mekong Delta Region.
Mekong Delta is a major catchment area for rice and other agricultural products. Rice exporters definitely benefit from SPCT’s strategic location by waterways or overland saving significant logistics cost and time for onsite stuffing or via SPCT’s gate compared to barging or trucking up to Northern Ho Chi Minh City.
Saigon, Vietnam; 02nd Nov, 2011: To improve the competitiveness on freight services market from Ho Chi Minh to ports in US West Coast as well as all interior point intermodal in the United States and South America, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has decided to launch new feeder service which will depart from Saigon Premier Container Terminal - SPCT on 2nd November, 2011 and maintains a weekly service with the rotation of Ho Chi Minh City - Hong Kong - Shantou - Hai Phong - Ho Chi Minh City with transit time from Ho Chi Minh City to Long Beach about 20 days. This service, consisting of 2 vessels - Nina Rickmers and Saylemoon Rickmers both 1,850 TEUs class.