Affecting Factors to the Efficiency in the Container Shipping


  •   Manh Hung Nguyen

  •   Nghia Chung

  •   Thieu Sang Ha


Vietnam currently has 39 container shipping ships with a total tonnage of about 30,000 TUE; Vinalines has 11 ships. Thus, Vietnam's container fleet annually transports between 1.2 and 1.3 million TUE. Thus, compared with the total volume of imports and exports through the port each year about 18 million TUE, the container fleet of Vietnam is less than 10%. According to the report of the Vietnam Maritime Administration, up to now, Vietnam's fleet has 1,568 ships with a total tonnage of about 7.8 million tons, ranking 4th in ASEAN (after Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia) and 30th In the world. The average age of Vietnam's fleet is currently 15.6, younger than 5.2 years of the world (20.8 years old). The structure of Vietnam's fleet has also grown towards specialization, especially, Vietnam's container fleet has grown quite well from 19 ships (2013) to 39 ships (2019).

Keywords: Affecting Factors, Efficiency, Container Shipping


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Nguyen, M.H., Chung, N. and Ha, T.S. 2020. Affecting Factors to the Efficiency in the Container Shipping. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. 5, 2 (Feb. 2020), 160–164. DOI: