12/02/2016 08:34 GMT+7 print

Cai Lan Port welcomes international container ships

Quang Ninh, February 11 (VNA) – The Cai Lan International Container Terminal (CICT) in the northern province of Quang Ninh received the first foreign cargo ships of the Year of the Monkey on February 10 and 11.

On February 10, the third day of Tet, the Pelicana of Singapore anchored at the port with 5,500 tonnes of ore.

On February 11, three more arrived, of which the Hong Fu from Hong Kong transported over 24,000 tonnes of wheat, while Liberia’s Menelaos and India’s Goodwill carried over 24,000 tonnes of wheat and 32,000 tonnes of dry beans, respectively.

In January 2016, the port welcomed 132 ships and handled 524,500 tonnes of commodities, mainly ore, cattle feed, fertiliser and wood chip.