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Hai Phong Port (cảng Hải Phòng) is a port group in Haiphong City, Vietnam, serving Northern Vietnam and future Kunming-Lao Cai-Hanoi-Haiphong Corridor. This is the leading seaport for northern Vietnam. This port system is under planning to handle ships up to 30,000-40,000 DWT. The new port will be known as Lach Huyen. Its construction will entail the creation of an island linked by a bridge to the mainland. There will be a new bulk terminal and three container terminals