The new Yukon harbor will emerge on the north side of the Yangtze canal (port number 9845), according to the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
The harbor basin will be located between the Euromax container terminal and the gate terminal of Vopak and Gasunie.
The consortium Hakkers Van Oord will execute the assignment, which is commissioned by the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
This new harbor will have a length of 255 meters, a width of approximately 150 meters and a depth of 7,50 meters for the time being.
Next year, Gate terminal will open a new LNG Breakbulk terminal at this new harbor basin.
As a result, modest amounts of liquefied natural gas can be loaded to bunker ships and small-scale LNG-tankers. This enables the possibility to further distribute LNG as a cleaner fuel alternative for ships, ferries, trucks and general industrial appliance.
The commissioning and start of the first service provision is scheduled end of first half 2016.