Ba Ria - Vung Tau with the advantage of natural resources, the seaport has been promoting its role and position as an international gateway along with the shift of industrialization - modernization in the new context to realize the goals and objectives. aspiration for a "prosperous - happy country".

As a national general port, an international gateway, Ba Ria - Vung Tau seaport (BRVT) together with Hai Phong port form two important poles in the development of Vietnam's seaports, contributing to the formation of a corridor connecting important economic centers of the country, especially Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and expanding international connections.


With the BRVT seaport, Cai Mep - Thi Vai port cluster accounts for the largest proportion in terms of the number of seaports, the number of ships and the throughput of goods. Cai Mep - Thi Vai Port has been invested by the Provincial People's Committee, built by available advantages such as near international shipping routes and large import and export centers; conditions of deep draft, capable of receiving ships of large tonnage, unaffected by waves and waves, together with a mild climate, can be exploited all year round. Currently, the port has built a convenient inter-regional transport infrastructure system; has a modern and professional logistics center, has an appropriate banking, financial and insurance system; convenient import and export customs procedures, and have a strong enough fleet to release goods quickly...

Cai Mep - Thi Vai is also the only port cluster in Vietnam that has direct mother ships to Europe and America and the highest frequency of going to the US in Southeast Asia, ranked in the group of seaports with the highest container handling volume world. The port cluster also attracts and connects with major shipping groups and port operators in the world such as APMT (Denmark), SSA Marine (USA) and attracts the world's leading shipping lines to bring them. Ships call at ports such as: Maersk Lines, CMA-CGM, Hapag Lloyd, Cosco, YangMing...


Currently, the volume of goods through the seaport in BRVT by sea accounts for about 67% for general cargo and about 80-84% for container cargo. In which, Cai Mep - Thi Vai port cluster assumes the role of international transshipment with 43% - 45% of the country's cargo volume.

Currently, to expand connectivity, the province is focusing on upgrading inland waterways connecting Cai Mep with the Mekong Delta; planning the system of wharves and storage yards, performing logistics services on the inland waterway corridors connecting the Mekong Delta - Cai Mep and the whole Tay Ninh and Binh Duong areas.

In order for Cai Mep - Thi Vai port to develop properly with its role, potential and advantages, the province has focused on promoting the progress of the Cai Mep Ha Logistics Center project, the Provincial Party Committee also identified this as one of 42 key projects to be implemented in the 2020-2025 term.

Cai Mep Ha Logistics Center (project No. 12) currently, the Provincial People's Committee is assigning the Department of Transport and the Department of Construction to adjust the overall planning of the construction subdivision at the rate of 1/2000 of the Logistics Center project. Cai Mep Ha (according to the policy of meeting the Party Committee of the Provincial People's Committee in Notice No. 495/TB-BCSD dated March 25, 2022).

Ba Ria - Vung Tau province has also invested in building and putting into operation routes connecting to the port system such as Thi Vai - Cai Mep inter-port road, phase 1 connecting the entire seaport system from Cai Mep Ha to the My Xuan area; to start construction of internal connection routes such as road 991B, Phuoc Hoa - Cai Mep road, road behind My Xuan port, Long Son - Cai Mep road; is investing in the construction project of route 991B connecting Cai Mep port system through Cai Mep Ha Logistics Center, Phu My III Industrial Park with National Highway 51 and connecting to Ring Road 4 of Ho Chi Minh City in the future; and Phuoc An bridge project to connect Cai Mep - Thi Vai port system with Ben Luc - Long Thanh highway.

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