Tan Hoa, Tan Tap, Can Giuoc, Long An Province, Vietnam

INTRODUCTION

Long An International Port is one of the projects in a total 1.935ha master project to develop the lower area of Long An Province. The master project includes:

  • Long An International Port: 147 ha
  • South East Asia Industrial Park: 952 ha
  • Logistics Services Center: 239 ha
  • Residential Area: 206 ha
  • Plants & Waterfront: 379 ha

Long An International Port has the total area of 147 ha and will be constructed in 3 phase with more than 9,000 billion VND of investment. Long An International Port has 7 berths with the total length of 1,670m that are capable of receiving 30,000 – 50,000 DWT vessels. Besides that, Long An International Port also has 4 barge docks that can serve 2,000 DWT barges. Long An International Port will be one of the largest seaports in the South of Vietnam when completed in 2023.

STRATEGIC LOCATION

Long An International Port is strategically located in between South East and South West of Vietnam, 38km away from Ho Chi Minh City via National Route 50. Long An International Port will not only reduce the pressure for HCM Port System but also the logistics cost for customers in the Mekong Delta.

Long An International Port can connect with these regions easily both by road and waterway.

Channel Information
ChannelSoai Rap
Distance from Buoy No.0 to LAIP21 NM
Check-in point for return of pilot10°20’00 N – 107°03’00 E
Channel Depth (at Zero Tide)-9.5m
Airdraft Restriction at ChannelNo restriction from Buoy No.0
Port’s Location10°32’12 N – 106°44’20 E

By Road: Long An International Port has many routes connecting to the provinces in the Mekong Delta and HCMC such as: DT830, National Route 50, Ben Luc – Long Thanh Highway, future belt roads,…

Distance from Long An International Port (LAIP) to the Mekong Delta provinces:
LAIP – My Tho: 77km
LAIP – Ben Tre: 113km
LAIP – Tra Vinh: 139km
LAIP – Vinh Long: 165km
LAIP – Can Tho: 179km
LAIP – Soc Trang: 232km

By Waterway: Long An International Port can connect easily to the Mekong Delta through Vam Co river. Besides that, Long An International Port can also connect with ports and ICDs in HCMC through Soai Rap river.

Distance from Long An International Port (LAIP) to ports and ICDs in Ho Chi Minh City:
LAIP – Cat Lai Port: 35km
LAIP – Saigon Port: 45km
LAIP – ICDs in Thu Duc: 49km

GENERAL PLAN

Long An International Port is invested in 3 phases with the total capital of 9 trillion VND (About 400 million USD).

Long An International Port completed the first phase worths 2.3 trillion VND (About 100 million USD). Important infrastructures and equipment such as berth Number 1 (LAIP-01) and 40-ton shore crane are ready to operate and can be able to serve 30.000 DWT vessels. The berth Number 2 (LAIP-02) is currently under construction, and is expected to serve 50.000 DWT vessels when completed in Q2 2018.

With the 3 phases planning, Long An International Port can operate and continue to be built at the same time. This strategy will help Long An International Port ensure the rotation of capital and generate revenue right in the process of construction.

FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

Long An International Port with modern facilities and equipment will improve the cargo handling speed and reduce the logistics cost for customers. At present, Long An International Port is concentrating on handling break bulk cargo so it has invested many equipment to improve capacity.

FacilitiesPhase 1
Acreage41ha
Port Warehouses410.000 m2, included:
+Container & Bulk Yard: 318.000m2
+ Warehouses: 92.000m2
CapacityGeneral Cargo: 4.500.000 tons
Containers: 510.270 TEUs
Total Wharf Length420m
Included:
– Berth No.1 (LAIP-01): 210m (Operating)
– Berth No.2 (LAIP-02): 210m (Under construction, expected to be finished by the end of 2018)
Berth’s depth-12.3m
Vessel Accommodation+ LAIP01: 30.000 DWT, LOA < 190m
+ LAIP02: 30.000 DWT, LOA < 230m
Barge Dock2.000 DWT
Loading Capacity3.500MT/day or depending on the requirements of the customers.
Weigh bridge3 80 tons-weigh bridges
EquipmentPhase 1
Liebherr Sore CraneLifting Capacity: 40 tons – Able to handle general cargo and container cargo
Reach Stackers (RS)Lifting Capacity: 45 tons
ForkliftsLifting Capacity (Ton): 2.5/5/7/16/25
Grab buckets5 (4 units of 7m3, 1 unit of 10m3)
Hoppers4 (3 units of 40m3, 1 unit of 60m3)

SAFETY FIRST

Safety is one of the most important factors in port operations. BODs of Long An International Port always emphasizes the safety factor to minimize the incidents, thereby enhancing the professionalism of the port. The regulations are issued by the BODs carefully and thoroughly to ensure the working environment at Long An International Port is always the safest.