Humen port starts construction of a new bulk terminal
Humen port has started the construction of a new bulk terminal on April 17. The terminal, which has a designed annual handling capacity of 5m tonnes, is invested by Dongguan Haichang Shipping with RMB1.16bn. The project is the third terminal project that Haichang Shipping has invested in Humen port, including two 50,000 tonne berths.
Humen port at Dongguan doubles container throughput
The fast growing south China port, Humen port, which started operations three years ago, achieved 100% growth in container throughput for the first two months of this year. During the first two months, the port completed 162,000 teu in throughput, with an increase of 100%, including 150,000 teu of foreign trade, a figure which increased by 147% year-on-year. 2013 will be a “big year” for Humen port, a local official said, lots of projects including container deepwater berths, terminals and warehouses have been put into operation or started construction, the port aims at 1.6m teu container throughput in 2013. Last year, Humen port completed 1m teu container volume, soaring 526% year-on-year. [03/04/13]
Cosco Guangdong to build special yard for offshore constructions in Dongguan
Guangzhou: Cosco Guangdong Shipyard is embarking on building a yard specifically for offshore construction, the first dedicated offshore site in the southern Chinese province. Dongguan, near Shenzhen, has been selected for the new facility. Cosco has big plans for offshore, wanting it to account for up to half of its shipyard revenues by the end of 2015. [27/09/12]Upload News