- News in Vietnam
- 16 August 2022
Da Nang invests heavily in logistics infrastructure
Da Nang, with many advantages in geographical location to large infrastructure projects, has been accelerated and is facing many opportunities to accelerate the logistics industry in a new period.
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Da Nang is identified as the logistics center of the Central-Central Highlands and is one of the essential gateways of Southeast Asia through the East-West Economic Corridor. They will build Da Nang into a logistics service supply chain center by Resolution 43. This locality invests heavily in logistics infrastructure to achieve that goal, promoting accelerating the progress of dynamic projects such as relocating the railway station, Lien Chieu port, etc.
Lien Chieu seaport is considered one of the three deep-water seaports of Vietnam that are planned to become a particular port with the scale to receive general and bulk ships with a tonnage of up to 200,000 DWT. According to Mr. Le Thanh Hung, Director of the Management Board of priority infrastructure investment projects in Da Nang (Project Investor) said that Lien Chieu port is planned to become a grade port and, in the future, will become a particular port is expected to be started in 2022 and completed before 2025 under the direction of the Prime Minister.
Lien Chieu Port, after being inaugurated, will become a central traffic hub, connecting all modes of transport from road, rail, sea, and air. By 2050, Lien Chieu port will have a capacity of 50 million tons/year. Considered a favorable factor for the circulation of goods in the region in the future, promoting the development of the economy of Da Nang in line with the set goal of being a regional driving force, according to Mr. Hung.
Besides the project to relocate the railway station, there is a project to adjust the city’s general planning. Da Nang to 2030 and vision to 2045 approved by the Prime Minister, the new railway station will be moved to Hoa Vang district (Ba Na – Suoi Mo). As for the position of the railway station in the Lien Chieu district, it has been planned to become a large commercial and service center of the community combined with the arterial traffic route extending the Western Ring Road 2. Currently, some Investors are interested in the reconstruction of this area. The city UNBD has deployed this subdivision based on the spirit of accepting the proposal to rebuild this area into a modern economic center and connect the transport infrastructure, which is expected to be approved by the end of 2022. After being approved, it will become the basis for proposing project implementation, according to Mr. Pham Phu Phong, Director of Da Nang Department of Construction.
Recently, in the expanded Hoa Khanh Industrial Park, the Dana Logistics factory’s construction for the Dana Logistics Joint Stock Company lease project with an area of over 44 thousand m2 and a total investment capital of VND 250 billion has also started.
According to the Management Board of Da Nang Hi-Tech Park and Industrial Parks, this project will be a project that effectively implements the development orientation of Da Nang’s logistics industry, contributing to economic growth and the future. The goal is to become a logistics supply chain in the Central region with the central role of Ho Chi Minh City. Danang.
Formation of 5 logistics centers
With the advantages of geographical location, Da Nang develops the marine economy and takes advantage of opportunities for the logistics industry to overcome difficulties and accelerate. According to statistics, by April 2022, Da Nang will have 1,056 enterprises engaged in logistics-related activities. Moreover, 16 enterprises are providing integrated logistics services in Da Nang, according to Ms. Le Thi Kim Phuong, Director of the City Department of Industry and Trade. Da Nang information.
The city is ranked 6th out of 10 provinces, with many logistics enterprises in the country (just behind Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Binh Duong, and Dong Nai). There are human resources involved in logistics services in the city. Da Nang accounts for about 2.7% of the labor force related to logistics benefits across the country and about 40% of the logistics workforce in the central critical economic region, with about 40% of the workforce in 2022 having quadrupled times compared to 2011.
Along with the enterprise scale and human resources always in the leading position in the Central region and the Central Highlands, Da Nang has become one of the centers providing logistics human resources after training and a “cradle” for businesses in the logistics sector to develop.
Dang Nam Son, Deputy Director of Da Nang Department of Transport, said that according to the planning for 2023 and a vision for 2045, the total planning area of the city’s logistics industry would be the same. Da Nang is 229 hectares with five logistics centers located at traffic hubs of industrial parks and industrial clusters.
Da Nang focuses on logistics centers, including Lien Chieu Port (69ha), Hoa Nhon road logistics center (54ha), Hoa Lien railway logistics center (10ha), Da Nang international airport (8ha), and Da Nang international airport logistics center in Hi-Tech Park (20ha).
Da Nang is expected to develop more retail logistics centers and warehouses to support centralized logistics centers and distribute goods to the city and surrounding areas with an area of 65ha by 2045. The city will build a traffic system connecting logistics centers with the main North-South traffic axes. Regarding seaports, Da Nang will develop the Lien Chieu port into a container cargo port associated with the organization of urban space in the area and convert the Tien Sa port into a tourist port, marina, military port, and investment terminal invest in building cargo and container transshipment stations, according to Mr. Son. Source: baomoi.com