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Pre Arrival:  Overview | Location | Charts | Docs | ISPS   ...
Arrival:  Approach | Pilots | Anchor
Communications:  Pratique | Pre-Arrival | VHF | VTS/Radar
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths
Cargo:  Breakbulk | Bulk | Containers | Tankers | Gas   ...
Pollution:  Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Drydock | Repairs   ...
Security:  Police etc | Emergency
Local Info:  Holidays | Weather
Shore:  Consuls | Tel. | Airport | Connections | Banks
Misc:  Authority | Agent
Report:  Report

Summary

Max. Size:  Breakbulk:  60,000 d.w.t. Containers:  45,000 d.w.t. Bulk:  20,000 d.w.t. Tankers:  32,000 d.w.t. Gas:  32,000 d.w.t.
Airport:  Ho Chi Minh City Int'l, 15 km.
Repairs/Drydocks:  Floating dock 10,000 d.w.t.
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VNCLI

Also see Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Be
OVERVIEW:  Multipurpose river port area of Ho Chi Minh City, with privately-operated facilities on the banks of the Dong Nai River (Song Dong Nai), east of the inner city area of Ho Chi Minh City.
LOCATION:  Southern Vietnam, 70 km. NW of Vung Tau and approximately 48 n.m. from open sea. Details cover facilities in District 2 (Cat Lai and Thanh My Loi wards) and District 9 (Phu Huu ward) that lie on the banks of Dong Nai River.
CHARTS:  BA Charts No. 1036, 1039, 1059, 1100, 1261 and 8260.
Publications:  BA China Sea Pilot, Vol. 1, NP 30.
DOCUMENTS:  See General - Documents
ISPS COMPLIANCE:  Terminals are compliant.
MAX. SIZE:  Breakbulk:  60,000 d.w.t.
Containers:  45,000 d.w.t.
Bulk:  20,000 d.w.t.
Tankers:  32,000 d.w.t.
Gas:  32,000 d.w.t.
DENSITY:  Average 1005 but dependent on location, state of tide and rainfall.
RESTRICTIONS:  Bridges:  Cau