Gwangyang Port

From Global Energy Monitor

Gwangyang Port is in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.

Loading map...

Coal

The Port of Gwangyang handles coal, as well as petrochemical products, fertilizers, iron ore, and steel products.[1]

Gwangyang city is the home of POSCO's Gwangyang Steel Works, the largest steel plant in the world. The port imports coal, ore, and limestone to feed the steelworks.[2]

Russian coal is also brought into the port from Rason Port in North Korea.[3]

Project Details

  • Operator: Yeosu Regional Maritime Affairs and Port Administration
  • Location: South Jeolla Province, South Korea
  • Annual Coal Capacity (Tonnes):
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Imports
  • Sources of coal: Russia

Articles and resources

References

  1. "Port of Gwangyang," World Port Source, accessed May 2015
  2. "The port of Yeosu & Gwangyang," Yeosu Regional Maritime Affairs, accessed May 2015
  3. "North Korea, South Korea, Russia to cooperate on coal shipment," NK News, Oct 15, 2014

Related SourceWatch articles

External resources

External articles