As a big port city, Haiphong is one of key economic zones in the Northern region. During more than 100 years of construction and development, Haiphong Port has gradually expanded and modernized to meet economic development requirements of the country and region toward targets of the world.
Haiphong International container terminal in Lach Huyen officially put into operation on 63rd anniversary of Haiphong liberation day. This is a great event to pay a new period for the city’s economic seaport development. Putting Haiphong International container terminal also contributed to completing the city seaport system, international airport and trading infrastructures between Haiphong and adjacent provinces and cities, creating more favorable conditions to boost import and export, attract investors as well as creating a driving for Haiphong port city to stimulate socio -economic development in the Northern region.
Over the past years,Haiphong is one of leading cities in modernizing seaport system and carrying out plan of developing the port city. Beside, Haiphong seaport system planning has a great significance in strategy of developing sea economic development, meeting requirements of industrialization and modernization to meet increasing Linh in phase of integration into world and regions.
In 2019, Haiphong will strives for reaching 129 million tons of cargoes throughput the port.
A new spring coming, Haiphong will continue to renovate thought, strengthen to invest traffic and urban infrastructures to help Haiphong develop and integrate into the word’s economy, derserving as one of key gateway port in the North of Vietnam./.