The first 75,000-tonne ship, the Panamax-M/V Kavo Alkyon, docked at Cai Lan port in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province on June 11.

The event marked the 10th anniversary of co-operation between the Quang Ninh Port Company and the US Bunge group –a world leading group in animal feed.

The Kavo Alkyon loaded around 33,000 tonnes of feed in safe and convenient conditions. It is estimated that Bunge group’s output via Cai Lan port will reach 1 million tonnes per year by 2014.

Currently, loading capacity at Cai Lai port is 28,500 tonnes per day, including 5,300 tonnes of animal feed.

Cai Lan is a deep water port which can receive 40,000-70,000DWT ships.

Source: VOV