Dong Nai Port: Efforts to Provide Leading Port Services

4:25:52 PM | 21/8/2014

In 25 years of development since its establishment, Dong Nai Port has become a familiar destination in the field of providing port services of import-export product transportation by sea and road for enterprises in Dong Nai and neighbouring provinces.
Located in an area with the most proactive import and export activities of the country, Dong Nai Port with comprehensive infrastructure and enthusiastic, professional staff is considered an important link in the commodity circulation chain among Dong Nai, Ho Chi Minh City and neighbouring provinces such as Binh Duong, Binh Thuan, Ba Ria - Vung Tau. Dong Nai Port has become a trusted contact for the production businesses as well as the ones in the field of freight. Dong Nai Port also has the advantage of carrying cargo by barge to the deep water port in HCM City and Ba Ria - Vung Tau.
Dong Nai Port Joint Stock Company is responsible for the port system including Long Binh Tan Port- Long Binh Tan Ward - Bien Hoa - Dong Nai and Go Dau Port – Phuoc Thai commune - Long Thanh district - Dong Nai Province with a total plan area of 79.7 hectares. Dong Nai Port is located in a favourable location connecting waterway, road and aviation. Currently, the Port owns 9 quays, 2 barge docks and 3 warehouses (with the area of 13,250 square metres); the total land area invested and put into operation is 51.7 hectares. According to the planning and development of seaport group No.5 approved by the Government (complex ports in Ho Chi Minh City, in Ba Ria - Vung Tau and Dong Nai), Dong Nai Port is planned as national general port, the focal area of commodity delivery and transshipment for industrial parks in the province, such as Bien Hoa 1, 2, Amata, Loteco, Ho Nai, Bau Xeo , Long Thanh, Nhon Trach, and neighbouring provinces such as Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
In Long Binh Tan area, in addition to accepting vessels with loading capacity of 5,000 DWT, Dong Nai Port has also invested and put into operation a 3,000 DWT barge dock with over 48m in length, 21m in width, linking with a current 5.000 DWT dock in order to serve needs of the commodity import-export of investors, especially to exploit containers and services related to logistics chain. Besides, Dong Nai Port Joint Stock Company is investing in building a terminal in Go Dau port with the loading capable of 30,000 DWT with a more than 450m in length and 22m in width, connecting from terminals B1 to the existing B3 terminal. Dong Nai Company will also expand 15.7 hectares of warehouse to store general cargo and container-related services.
With the enormous investment in infrastructure, modern equipment in order to improve service quality, Dong Nai Port has now become the trade gateway for important import and export goods, and one of the strategic partners of many shipping enterprises; a familiar contact providing services with high efficiency, low costs for partners and customers. The number of customers is gradually increasing, motivating the Port to implement proposed plans, maintaining revenue over time. Accordingly, the revenue in 2014 is expected to increase 38 percent over the same period in 2013, helping to improve the workers’ lives. Dong Nai Port Joint Stock Company is also one of the pioneers in Dong Nai province having contributions to social activities, and focusing on environment work for the health of people in the community.
In the context of a more difficult economy, the seaport business also has to cope with many challenges; however, Dong Nai Port always makes greater efforts in expanding links and joint ventures with deep-water ports and major customers. Plus, along with improving the quality of human resources, the improvement of logistics supply chain must be urgently implemented to strengthen the competitiveness with other ports in the region. Dong Nai Port Joint Stock Company will strive to become a prestigious sea/road goods transshipment, we always pay attention to the slogan "Your partner - Reaching the future", trying to reach the output of 20 million tonnes / year in 2020.
Kien Tuong