Lach Huyen Port Infrastructure Construction Project

Country: Vietnam

Client: Maritime Project Management Unit No. 2 (MPMU2)

Lach Huyen port is the first piloting PPP project between the Governments of Vietnam and Japan where public portion financed by ODA fund and private portion invested by the Joint Venture of Japanese and Vietnamese partners.

It aims to respond to the growth of demand in cargo volume as well as the increase of larger vessels in the maritime transportation market by building a new international deep-sea port and related basic infrastructure in Lach Huyen area, thereby contributing to economic development and greater competitiveness in the international market.

Lach Huyen port’s construction is divided into two parts. Part one is managed by the Vietnam Marine Administration with investment of over VND18.6 trillion sourced from Official Development Assistance and the State budget, covering the building of port infrastructure. The second part, a joint venture of Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises with more than VND6.57 trillion in investment, will build two wharves with a total length of 750 meters, capable of handling 100,000-tonne container ships.

A Joint Venture comprising Nippon Koei Co., Ltd (NK of Japan) – Japan Port Consultant Co., Ltd (JPC of Japan) – Portcoast Consultant Corporation (Portcoast of Vietnam) – Nippon Koei Vietnam International LLC Co., Ltd. is appointed to provide the construction supervision consultancy for this project. Meinhardt signs the sub-contract with the joint venture to provide key personnel to this project.