China: Jiangsu Province Builds 20 New Berths

Jiangsu province plans to bring an extra 90 million tonnes to its provincial cargo handling capacity by building 20 new berths this year, each with a capacity of 10,000 tonnes.

Among the 20 berths, six will be seaport berths, 14 will be along the Yangtze, which cuts through the province that borders on Shanghai.

Jiangsu province has unveiled a plan which includes investments of US$1.75 billion in port projects this year, mostly terminals of 50,000 to 100,000 tonnes, 4.5% more than last year.


Dredging Today Staff, March 1, 2012