In early 2021, the Gemadept shipping company opened a new terminal in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu province.
The province is located on the Southern Coast of Vietnam and is one of the country’s economic power houses. As the largest deep-water port in the South of the country, the new Gemalink port connects Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta and other ports in the region, such as in Thailand and Cambodia. Now, up to three large ships can berth simultaneously at the new terminal.
As a smart port, Gemalink is equipped with advanced technology and high-quality fender systems.
The Malaysian ShibataFenderTeam Group (SFT) office together with Vietnamese agent KES Industries Pte. Ltd. supplied 44 sets of SPC 1800 Cone Fender Systems with a steel panel design measuring 3200 mm x 6400 mm and 19 sets of SPC 800 Cone Fender Systems with a steel plate of 1700 mm x 6400 mm.
Additionally, SFT equipped the berth with 26 rubber ladders and 88 sets of Staghorn Bollards (66 sets with a capacity of 200 tonnes and 22 sets with a capacity of 30 tonnes).
The two-year project, with a total investment value of $330 million, was financed by Gemadept and CMA-CGM.