March 14, 2023 | 09:16 GMT+7

An Thoi Port on Phu Quoc Island leased for $49mln

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Port is capable of berthing vessels of 30,000DWT.

An aerial view of An Thoi Port.
An aerial view of An Thoi Port.

The Namaste Investment and Development Joint Stock Company and the Saigon Port Joint Stock Company have won a bid to exploit An Thoi Port on Phu Quoc Island district off the coast of the Mekong Delta’s Kien Giang province.

They will lease the port for a 40-year period for VND952 billion ($39.8 million).

Construction of An Thoi Port, the biggest on Phu Quoc Island, was completed in 2021 with a designed capacity of 280,000 tons of cargo and 440,000 passengers a year.

It is the only port on Phu Quoc capable of accommodating vessels of up to 30,000DWT.

Under master planning for Phu Quoc, An Thoi will be developed into an international port and a center of trade and tourism with the potential to attract investors.

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