Northern ports handle first tonnes of cargo in 2014

Cai Lan Port in the northern province of Quang Ninh received four vessels and handled nearly 145,000 tonnes of cargo on the first day of 2014.

The Cai Lan International Container Terminal Company (CICT) hosted the Honest Spring ship from Panama, which docked at the port to unload 20,074 tonnes of soybean.

The MTV Quang Ninh Port Ltd Co welcomed three other vessels, the Hai Qinh, Green Bay and Taio Frontier, containing corn and wood chips.

The same day, the Singaporean Pacific Express container liner moored at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang to load 200 cargo containers.