Beibu Gulf Port
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Beibu Gulf Port is a seaport in Guangxi province, China. It consists of Fangcheng, Qinzhou, and Beihai ports, and is owned by Guangxi Beibu Gulf International Port Group.
The map below shows Qinzhou, the prefecture-level city where the port is located, leading out to the Beibu Gulf.
The port is in South China's Beibu Gulf, and consists of the Fangcheng, Qinzhou and Beihai ports. Total handling capacity of the ports was about 200 million metric tons in 2012, and expected to rise to 357 million tons by the end of 2015, according to government officials.
In 2011, throughput capacity at the port for coal was around 3.86 million tonnes a month, or about 46 tonnes a year.
Proposed terminal with Thailand
In March 2017 Guangxi Beibu Gulf International Port Group signed an agreement with Banpu, Thailand's largest coal trading and mining company, to develop a coal terminal at the Beibu Gulf Port.
- Owner: Guangxi Beibu Gulf International Port Group Co
- Location: Qinzhou, Guangxi province, China
- Capacity (Tonnes per year): 46 million
- Status: Operating
- Start year:
- Type: Imports
- Sources of coal:
Articles and resources
- "Capacity of South China ports to hike," China Daily, 2012-07-09
- "Coal business of Guangxi port ranks No.2 in China," China Coal Resources, Nov 8, 2011
- "Banpu to develop coal terminal in Fangcheng," Fairplay, 24 March 2017