Wharf can berth vessels of 30,000 DWT and handle 4.4 million tonnes of cargo every year.
On September 2 the Dong Nai Port JSC kicked off operations at its new wharf on the Thi Vai River in Nhon Trach district, Dong Nai province, which can berth vessels of 30,000 DWT and is the largest in the province.
The new facility includes the 460-meter long and 22-meter wide wharf and two bridges 32 meters in length and 12 meters in width.
Total investment was VND190 billion ($8.4 million), from Go Dau Harbor, a subsidiary of Dong Nai Port JSC. The new wharf will improve capacity at the harbor to better serve domestic and foreign clients.
The wharf is also expected to facilitate aluminum bauxite exports from the Tan Rai mines in the central highlands province of Lam Dong.
Dong Nai Port JSC said the building of the wharf is part of a government project on five special harbors in the country. It is expected to be capable of handling 4.4 million tonnes of cargo every year.