In the Decision on approving 05-year development investment strategy, plan and business production plan in the period of 2016 and 2020, Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed to issue on February 27, the Government has assigned many major tasks to Vietnam National Shipping Lines in order to make the Corporation to become a “leading” unit of Vietnam marine industry.
Accordingly, the goal of development strategy of Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) is to develop the Corporation stronger, more effective based on restructuring and appropriate use of sources; improving corporate management capacity, higher coordination of finance, technology and markets;
Develop the leaders of the Corporation who are professional, qualified in business management and corporate management; restructuring, re-organize the corporate under the regulations in order to attract the resources, create favorable conditions for most of employees to participate in managing and investing into development of the corporation.
Vinalines has been assigned to invest many works in the fields:
- For ports, the Government assigns Vinalines to invest into some ports in Lach Huyen, Hai Phong. Hai Phong international gate port construction investment project is acted by Hai Phong Port Joint Stock Company as the Employer with the scale of 02 containers receiving the ships with capacity up to 8,000 TEU, in the period of 2017 and 200; Lien Chieu port construction investment project – at the stage of commencement is acted by Da Nang Port Joint Stock Company as the Employer with the scale of 2 wharves which can receive the ships with weight of 100,000 tons for load reduction, 50,000 tons of load in full, in the period of 2017 and 2024.
- For seaway transport, the Government directs Vinalines to invest into developing dedicated crew, liquidate old ships.
- For logistics, the Government requires Vinalines to invest into the dry ports, logistic centers, goods distribution centers in Lach Huyen (Hai Phong), Hanoi, Da Nang, Can Tho, Ho Chi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Hau Giang, Gia Lai, Binh Duong, Dong Nai.
In the 5- year business and production plan in the period of 2016 and 2020, Vinalines makes its best effort to become a corporate in charge of exploiting and investing into developing major business lines, including seaway transportation, ports and marine services, bring high effectiveness and profits, guaranteeing and developing state capital; narrowing the scape of non-effective business lines; adjusting contributed capital of the Corporation appropriately in the membership units, diversifying ownership in order to help the corporates to restructure, improve financial capacity, management capacity, competitiveness capacity and operating performance.
The Corporation will focus on developing and exploiting ports held by it effectively which are in the strategic locations and play an important role for economic development in the Northern, Central and Southern regions and play a major role in the overall national traffic network.
The Corporation will focus mainly on managing, exploiting and developing deep water ports, international transition ports with huge potential for becoming large ports in the region which have enough competitiveness with the goods transition centers in the region.
Construct, complete and put logistics infrastructure into use, including ports and goods distribution centers, logistic centers, dry ports from the North to South, connect to roads, railways, seaways in the whole country such as participate in the global logistics service chain, make the best effort to become the optimal solution providers in delivering, warehouses based on “door to door” service supply, gradually form global supply chain services with the best quality and etc.