Nghe An Vissai wharf put into operation

Saturday, 2017-10-21 17:15:31
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NDO – Nghe An provincial People's Committee and Song Lam Cement Joint Stock Company under Vissai Group held a ceremony in Nghi Thiet commune, Nghi Loc district on October 21 to put into operation Nghe An Vissai wharf.

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attended the ceremony along with representatives of ministries, branches and leaders of Nghe An province, many local people were also in attendance.

As part of the Nghe An Vissai International Port, the 2,000-metre wharf able to receive bulk carriers of up to 70,000 DWT. The wharf serves mainly for transportation of clinker and cement of Song Lam Cement JSC to domestic and foreign customers.

Especially, at the ceremony, the first international ship of nearly 70,000 tonnes was docked at the wharf to receive clinker and cement.

Speaking at the ceremony, Nguyen Dac Vinh, Secretary of Nghe An Provincial Party Committee said that putting into operation Nghe An Vissai wharf is very important not only for the Vissai Group, but also for Nghe An province’s socio-economic development.

In the future, Nghe An Vissai International Port will be an important gateway for trade and transport by sea of Nghe An province in particular and other provinces across the country, as well as additional countries in general, he added.

On the same day, at Dong Hoi Industrial Park, Hoang Mai town, Nghe An province, a groundbreaking ceremony of the second Hai Chau Confectionery Factory was held, with the presence of Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue.

According to experts, after beginning operations, the factory will reach the output of nearly 75,000 tons per year and total sales of about 1.700 billion per year. The capital recovery period of the project is 10 years and 3 months. The factory is expected to create jobs for 520 labourers, each person has the potential to earn an income of from VND 4.5 million to VND 10 million per month.

In addition, the project will also contribute to the consumption of domestic materials, such as sugar, salt, rice, pepper, chicken eggs and other foods, and develop local services.