HCM CITY — The country’s largest container terminal operator, Saigon Newport Corporation, and military-owned telecom company Viettel on Thursday (April 15) signed an agreement to promote the use of IT and develop logistics and other services.
They will join hands to develop eco-system services for the port’s customers and partners.
Port Community System, a national single window for sea -port operation services, smart operation systems and a data warehouse will be developed.
They plan to speed up development of smart warehouses and logistics centres in key economic zones across the country.
Development of e-commerce infrastructure will also be a focus.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Senior Captain Ngô Minh Thuấn, general director of the port, said with the “comprehensive co-operation” Saigon Newport would underscore its leading position in maritime and port services.
It accounts for nearly 50 per cent of container export-import market, and ranks among the top 20 containers terminal globally.
Viettel has unveiled a mission of pioneering a digital society and its transition from a telecom services provider to a digital services provider.
It is among the world’s 500 most valuable brands according to the UK-based Brand Finance and valued at US$6.016 billion, up 3.4 per cent from last year. —VNS