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The Departments of Transport of HCMC và Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on January 4 inauguarted a new ferry route between the city’s outlying district of Can Gio và the province’s Vung Tau City.

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The ferry service linking HCMC’s Can Gio District & neighboring Vung Tau thành phố is put into operation. (Photo: SGGP)

Attending at the inauguration ceremony were Standing Deputy Secretary of the buổi tiệc ngọt Committee of HCMC Tran Luu Quang; Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong; Secretary of the buổi tiệc nhỏ Committee of cha Ria-Vung Tau Province, Pham Viet Thanh; Chairman of the People’s Committee of bố Ria-Vung Tau Province, Nguyen Van Tho.
It is the first sea ferry in HCMC, departing from Tac Suat pier in the coastal suburban district of Can Gio to the popular beach town of Vung Tau in the neighboring province of tía Ria-Vung Tau.
The 15-km route will take around 30 minutes. There will be two ferries of 24 trips each a day. A voyage is carried out every 60 minutes.
A ferry is 45 meters long và 10 meters wide with a motor of 2,900 horsepower and speed of 24 knots (over 43km) per hour. The 2-storey ferry can accommodate 190 passengers, 10 cars và 100 motorcycles.
A one-way ticket price is VND70, 000 (US$2.9) per person. A 4-seat car or a pickup truck will be charged VND350,000 (US$14.6). The fare is VND450,000 (US$18.75)/ car from 7 to đôi mươi seats; VND600,000 (US$25)/ 20-26 seat coach; VND800,000 (US$33.3)/ coach with 26 seats and over; VND400,000 (US$16.66)/ a less than 3 ton truck; VND1 million (US$41.66)/ a truck greater than 8 tons.
Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the HCMC People’s CommitteeNguyen Thanh Phong stressed that the ferry service will reduce the distance between Can Gio and Vung Tau. Travelers can take only 30 minutes on their sea trips instead of 3 hours and 30 minutes by road.

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It also creates advantages for Can Gio District lớn connect with neighboring localities to boost its socio-economic growth và tourism development.
Additionally, the new service helps shorten travel time from provinces of Long An & Tien Giang lớn Vung Tau thành phố by taking a cruise trip from Can Giuoc pier in Long An lớn Can Gio pier in HCMC & then travelling about 40km to Tac Suat pier for a total time of 2 hours and 30 minutes, he added.
HCMC has currently 30 ferry piers operating on không đúng Gon và Dong Nai rivers, including the two largest wharves of cát Lai connecting District 2 and Nhon Trach District in Dong Nai Province, và Binh Khanh linking Can Gio & Nha Be districts that carry about 80,000 passengers per day and 100,000-120,000 travelers on national holidays.
Leaders of HCMC & Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province join the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Can Gio-Vung Tau ferry pier
Ferry ticket prices
Leaders of HCMC và Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province take a trip from Can Gio lớn Vung Tau.
Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong
In order to lớn create favorable conditions for entrants lớn Vietnam và boost the tourism sector, the Ministry of Health yesterday proposed the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention và Control khổng lồ require entrants to the country to thử nghiệm negative for SARS-CoV-2 with RT-PCR method within 72 hours or antigen rapid kiểm tra within 24 hours before their arrival except for children aged under two years.