An International Seaports Festival will take place in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau from May 17–19.
The event aims to further the Government’s marine-based economic development strategy and consolidate the marine sector’s leading role in the new period.
It is also expected to raise the international community’s awareness of Vietnam’s sovereign seas and islands.
The festival—the first of its kind in Vietnam—will encompass various activities, such as a carnival, a golf tournament, music performances, seminars, exhibitions, and fairs.
The festival’s programme is designed to introduce Vietnam’s various tourism, investment, and maritime industrial policies, promote the sectors’ potential for development.
It will showcase the products, equipment, and internationally advanced technology used in the construction and operation of Vietnamese seaports. It will also demonstrate the quality of their human resources, logistics, imports and exports, and modern customs procedures.
The festival also offers opportunities to exchange commercial port management experiences, carrier and logistics systems connections, and urban and seaport development strategies.