Large-Scale Delivery of a People’s Project

Courtesy: Guide Vietnam. This illustrates the riverine life for millions of Vietnamese
  • Project Management Unit of Waterways (PMU) — Ho Chi Minh City
  • Vietnam Inland Waterway Administration (VIWA) — Ho Chi Minh City
  • River Management Station №10 — Ho Chi Minh City
  • River Management Station №11 — My Tho
  • River Management Station №12 — Can Tho
  • River Management Station №13 — Long Xuyen
  • River Management Station №14 — Ca Mau
  • River Management Station №15 — Cao Lanh
  • Port Authority of Waterway Area №3 — Ho Chi Minh City
  • Port Authority of Waterway Area №4 — Can Tho
Hotpot lunch with local leaves, flowers & meat somewhere along the Vietnam-Cambodia route
  • River Systems: detailed information of the condition of rivers, channels, river segments, levels of services, survey, dredging, reference points (fixed points), water level statistics, forecast, river discharge, tide information, length
  • Management Systems: River management stations and substations; their capacity in inland waterways management, in planning and implementing for future maintenance
  • Navigation Aid Systems: Signals, markers, buoys, pillars, solar panel batteries, water level gauging measurement
  • Shoals/Obstacles: Location, dimension, types, trends
  • Accidents: Location, type, causes, actions taken
  • Traffic Management: Traffic conditions, passenger and cargo transportation status
  • Infrastructure: Bridges, walls, cables, underground cables, pumping stations, ports and harbours, ferries, piers
  • Environmental: Water quality, environmental surveys
Illustration of a River Management Station
Geospatial 3D algorithms, communications systems, real-time sensors integration and a vast array of application modules had to be integrated for a unified RMIS
  • Agile
  • Waterfall
  • Six Sigma
  • Cobit
  • Prince2
  • CPM
One of the numerous Vietnamese teams that ensured the success of the engagement
  • Empowering the project teams on both sides to take spot decisions
  • Constantly requesting the political establishment to provide approvals
  • Ensuring that not a single official in the vast ecosystem felt out of the engagement
  • Fair mechanism for cost control & reimbursements
  • Legal compliance at every stage
  • Coordinated oversight over every specific asset along the river

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