GCTL8.com (FocusAsia  Media Ltd)

HANOI, Dec 16 (FAM) – Trade ports in Vietnam handled a total of 11,089,557 TEUs of containers in 2015, which soared 10.8% year on year from 10,009,364 TEUs to reach an all-time high, according to the Vietnam Seaports Association (VPA).

In breakdown, ports in the south were responsible for 7,779,398 TEUs, which surged 10.5% and accounting for 70.2% of the total. Those in the north processed 2,901,863 TEUs, which went up 11.5% and held a share of 26.2%, while container throughput jumped 11.9% to 258,000 TEUs at those in the central Vietnam, enjoying a share of 2.3%, which shrank mildly from a year earlier.