Dongjiakou Port Development Moves Ahead (China)
Chang Dechuan, the Qingdao Port Group Chairman, said on Wednesday that the Group expects to start operations at its 400,000-tonne iron ore terminal at Dongjiakou Port this year.
“We will accelerate the construction of the 400,000-tonne iron ore terminal and expect to start operations this year,” he stated.
Marine-news-china.com reports that, when completed, the iron ore terminal would have an annual capacity of 40 million tonnes and Dongjiakou would be the first Chinese port that would officially have the technical capacity to receive Vale’s huge dry bulk ships.
Dredging Today Staff, September 28, 2012