Two more coal ports for Primorye

Two more coal ports for Primorye

Dalian: Russia will start building a new coal terminal with the help of Chinese finance in Severniy port in the Far Eastern Primorye region. The $340m terminal, with four berths and 900 m of quayside, will have an annual capacity of 20m tons a year. It is expected to be completed in three years time.

The construction of another major coal port, costing some $265m, is about to start in the Bay of Suhodol in Primorye.

Much of the coal output from both these ports will head to China.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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