Shipping to and from Vietnam

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Vietnam. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 29-04-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
  • After more than 1 week not having new cases, Government lifted the social restriction starting from 23 April.
  • Staffs will come back to office gradually from begin of May.
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Reduced hours
Maersk Operational Status
  • Counters operate from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Managed with skelleton staff.
  • Warehouse counters with additional safety measures for arriving customers/drivers as well as for own staff.
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
  • Additional sanitary, mask, googles provided to staff.
  • Communicate via email and phone where possible.
  • Additional sanitary, mask, googles provided to staff.
  • EDO and DO via email implement with port/ICD and customer to limit contact and counter visit.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Covid-Measures taken by all terminals, no operational impact yet.
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
  • Access check (Covid questionnaire, travel history, temperatue check, contact details for tracking).
  • Volume surge due to supply chain slow down / holding cargo at origin.
  • Keycusotmer require additional space to store cargo due to delay export.
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
  • No Maersk depot in VCM, all are 3rd party depots.
  • Currently in high utilization due to empty surplus vs slow down pick up
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
  • Cross border trucking might be impacted but can be replaced with barging.
  • Barges are sanitized upon crossing border.
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
BAU
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Only available from/to certain destinations
Maersk Operational Status
Carries ceased commercial flights in the area

Local information

Port
Cai Mep
Address
Unit 805, 8th Floor, Melinh Point Tower,
No. 2 Ngo Duc Ke Street, District 1,
Ho Chi Minh City,
Vietnam
Telephone
Opening hours

We have been helping Vietnamese businesses to connect to key global markets since 1923.

With six offices spread across the country, we are uniquely placed to help connect you to Asia and the rest of the world. Whether you need to import or export machinery, refrigerated cargo or standard container shipments, our teams of specialists are dedicated to ensuring you have the ideal transport solution.

Our offices are located in Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Quy Nhon and Can Tho.

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