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Work begins on new northern box terminals

Dalian: Dayaowan North Shore port area in Dalian has started construction of build seven super large container berths

The planned shore line of the port area is 6542 m, with seven 100,000-200,000 tons class super large container berths and three 70,000-10,000 tons class automobile berths.

By 2014, the first 70,000 tons class roro berth and the first 200,000 tons class container berth are expected to be completed, with the capacity of 300,000 automobiles and 800,000 teu annually.

The news follows hot on the heels of Tianjin announcing the construction of three large box terminals at its North Zone over 10km of waterfront to add a whopping 16m teu in additional capacity at the port located to the east of Beijing.  [27/09/12]

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