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Tan Cang Hai Phong International Container Terminal Co., Ltd (TC-HICT) is a joint venture between Saigon Newport Corporation (51% of the shareholding), MITSUI O.S.K Lines Ltd. (17.5% of the shareholding), Wan Hai Lines Ltd. (16.5% of the shareholding) and Itochu Group (15% of shareholding). TC-HICT is the largest deep-water container terminal in Northern Vietnam, with 750m total length of 2 berths, - 14m depth of access channel, 660m of turning basin, - 16m depth of berth. HICT can accommodate mother vessels up to 14,000 TEUs, operating long haul routes and ensuring cargo throughput of 1.1 mil TEUs per year. TC-HICT provides direct services to America and Europe for Vietnam exports and imports; shortening the lead time of 03-05 days compared to the current services, and remarkably minimizing logistics costs and risks. With the slogan "Heartfelt - Innovative - Caring Terminal" TC-HICT is committed to providing the best service quality together with skilled professionals to create peace of mind and satisfaction for domestic and foreign customers.



  • Receiving containers from or for loading aboard container vessels berthed at the container terminal or at the barge quay
  • Transferring containers to or from the container yard
  • Receiving and delivering containers from and to container transporters
  • Moving empty containers to and from the storage yard


Transshipment is the transfer of containers from one vessel to another vessel bound for its final destination, whereas in transit. With its unrivalled connectivity, many feeder vessels bring containers to other ports in Haiphong. At TC-HICT, these containers get loaded onto another vessel which will then carry the shipment to their final destination.


  • Reefer machinery repair
  • Survey of containers
  • Structural repair
  • Plugging and monitoring
  • Pre-trip inspection
  • Cleaning


  • Surveying of containers
  • Washing (normal/chemical)
  • Reefer machinery repair
  • Structural repair
  • Pre-trip inspection
  • Preventive maintenance programme for reefer machinery
  • Washing the exterior of boxes
  • Securing of tarpaulin for open top /open side containers
  • Painting
  • Pre-cooling


Aiming to create the convenience for customers, HICT provides barging services for laden and empty containers between HICT & other ports in Haiphong and in other Northern cities.


Container Throughput in Northern Vietnam

Hải Phòng 4,448,000 TEUs Cái Lân 68,000 TEUs
  • Hải Phòng 4,448,000 TEUs

  • Cái Lân 68,000 TEUs

Trend of Vessel Up-size of Shipping Lines

100 - 5,100 TEU 5,100 - 9,999 TEU 9,999 - 21,000 TEU
  • Fleet capacity breakdown by TEU size range

  • 100 - 5,100 TEU

  • 5,100 - 9,999 TEU

  • 9,999 - 21,000 TEU

Tan Cang Hai Phong International Container Terminal Co., Ltd. (TC-HICT)

The First & Best Deep-water Terminal In The North Of Vietnam

Main Berth

L750m W50m D -16m (2 berths in a strait line)

Barge Berth

L150m W30m D -5m

Container Yard

41ha. (Dry 22 / Ref.2 / Empty 4 Total 28 lanes)

Ship to Shore STS Crane

6 units (waterside outreach 65m, height above rail 46m)

Yard Crane

24 units ERTG (Electric-driven Rubber Tired Gantry cranes)​

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