New terminal starts trial operation at Jiangyin port

New terminal starts trial operation at Jiangyin port

Shanghai: Jiangyin port in Jiangsu province has started trial operation of a new terminal at the Xiagang port area.

The new terminal consists of two 100,000 tons-class bulk berths and related facilities. With around RMB1.35bn investment, the new terminal has a designed handling capacity of 7m tons per year and will mainly service the transport of iron ore, coal, steel and construction materials.

Jiangyin port is one of the five major river ports on the Yangtze River in Jiangsu, handling 140m tons cargo throughput in 2014.

Katherine Si

Having majored in English Katherine started out at news portal ShippingChina.com where she rose to become News Editor. In 2008 she moved to work with Sam Chambers and has since held numerous positions including China correspondent for Seatrade magazine. Katherine is in touch with Chinese owners and yards on a daily basis and has had many prestigious news scoops reporting China’s fast evolving maritime scene.

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