Port and

waterborne expert.

Business activities:

Founded in 1975, with more than 40 years experience, our company has actively operated and successfully developed multidisciplinary business, especially waterway transport, cargo handling, engineering and shipbuilding, design consultancy and construction. With more than 40 years of experience in the waterborne transport and port operations and the motto of setting quality and customer satisfaction our top priorities, SOWATCO always insists its reputation and prestige in both domestic and international market.



  • Owning and seaport system exploitation to meet logistics activities throughout the territory of Vietnam.
  • To play a leading role in connecting waterway navigation to increase the efficiency of time and cost for customers.
  • To link logistics chain service with enterprises in the system and partners to deploy full service for customers.

Waterborne transport

SOWATCO is a leader in waterborne transport in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta provinces for container and bulk shipping.

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Port operation

SOWATCO is the big shareholder of VICT port and takes a major part in port exploitation in the area. SOWATCO’s Long Binh port covers an area of 20 hectares in the eastern part of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Mechanic - shipbuilding

SOWATCO is capable of building and repairing coastal river boats, 5.000 ton self propelled barges, 250 teus container barges, 4.000 CV tugboat, 2.000m3 oil ship, 6.000 ton deck barges, buoy vessel…

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For more information,
please contact:

Southern Waterborne Transport Corporation (SOWATCO)

Address: 298 Huynh Tan Phat St., Tan Thuan Tay Ward, Dist. 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

Tel: (84.28) 3872 9748
Fax: (84.28) 3872 6386