CAN LONG BIEN PORT INTO OPERATION CREATE CONDITIONS FOR EXPORT AND IMPORT ENTERPRISES

According to Cafe – Long Bien ICD is considered as a dry port with a strategic location, an important link in connecting goods from seaports, airports, northern/central border to the provinces and cities, and belongs to the Southeast economic region of Hanoi. 

Investment in dry ports (Inland Container Depot or Inland Clearance Depot – ICD) is a real need and is consistent with the planning of Vietnam’s seaport system up to now. ICD stands for Inland Container Depot – inland customs clearance point for import and export goods.

ICD Long Bien port code is 01IKI02; location name: Hateco Logistics Joint Stock Company 

To meet this demand, on April 20, 2020, the Minister of Transport signed Decision No. 711/ QD-BGTVT on the opening of Long Bien ICD (ICD Long Bien) located at 1 Huynh Tan Phat Street, Sai Dong B Industrial Park (Thach Ban Ward, Long Bien District, Hanoi) invested by Hateco Logistics Joint Stock Company. On May 25, 2020, the Ministry of Finance signed Decision No. 769/QD-BTC on recognition of customs clearance locations at ports of export and import of goods established in inland ports in Long Bien.

ICD Long Bien has port code 01IKI02; location name: Hateco Logistics Joint Stock Company; shortened name on the system: ICD Hateco Logistics; managed by Gia Thuy Customs Branch under the Hanoi Customs Department. ICD Long Bien provides services such as Delivery of goods at the destination port, Storage and distribution of containers (Depot), Transshipment of goods (whole containers, bulk cargo), Refrigerated storage and preservation container), Customs supervision agent, Goods Inspection Assistant, Clearance Procedures, Border Gate Transfer, Import Export Port Transfer, Import Car Storage … ICD Long Bien is considered a shallow port which has a favorable geographical position when located in the center of Southeast Hanoi, near the ring road and is the gateway that connects many inner-city roads of Hanoi to large industrial areas such as Samsung Thai Nguyen, Samsung Hung Yen, LG Hai Phong, LG Hai Duong, Bac Ninh and 100km from Hai Phong international port, 26km from Noi Bai international airport, 126km from the Chinese border.

Long Bien ICD is born and put into operation, will meet the favorable demand for import and export goods circulation for the Southeast region of Hanoi.

The ICD Long Bien has a total area of ​​120,000 square meters (operating 24/7), is equipped with a Customs Inspection yard with a capacity of receiving more than 100 container trucks at the same time, and is invested by the General Department of Customs to equip the Modern mobile Eagle M60 scanner system, directly operated by the Swiss Customs Branch unit. It can be said that Long Bien ICD is born and put into operation, meeting favorable demand for import and export goods circulation in the Southeast region of Hanoi. Imported goods are instructed at the destination port to ICD Long Bien to reduce the waiting time for procedures at seaports. Besides, at ICD Long Bien, businesses will simultaneously carry out Customs procedures at ports of export and import of goods and needs of loading and unloading containers, loading and unloading, transshipment of goods, container yard services, cargo, empty container & reefer container, warehouse service, import-export consolidation service, bonded warehouse service.

ICD Long Bien has a complete system of functional repositories; Independent warehouse, general warehouse, bonded warehouse, CFS warehouse 

The operation of ICD Long Bien will contribute favorably to businesses in the demand for goods import and export, contributing to improving the efficiency of production and business activities of enterprises in the Southeastern economic area of ​​Hanoi in general and in Hanoi in particular ./.