Port of Beihai

From Global Energy Monitor

Port of Beihai is a main international trading port in Guangxi province, southwest China.

Location

The port is situated in the northeast of Beihai Gulf in the South China Sea and at the tip of Beihai Peninsula.

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Background

Port of Beihai consists of an old port area and a new port area and has nine productive berths.[1] The port is equipped to handle heavy bulk cargoes, especially iron ore and coal.[2]

According to an article in Coal Age, the port of Beihai is used as an import terminal for coal arriving from northern China:[3]

"Export terminals used for China-produced coals include Qinhuangdao, Huanghua, Rizhao, Tianjin, Qingdao, Lianyungang and Caofeidian.
"Import terminals used for arbitrage include Guangdong, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shantou and Beihai ports."

Port Details

  • Operator:
  • Location: Guangxi province, China
  • Annual Coal Capacity (million tonnes per year):
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Imports
  • Coal source:

Articles and resources

References

  1. "Port of Belhai" Asia Trade Hub, accessed July 18, 2011.
  2. "Beihai rebuilds its image" China Economic Review, accessed July 18, 2011.
  3. Dave Gambrel, "China Ship Congestion—How So Many Capesize Ships Got Locked Out of China’s Ports," Coal Age, 12 September 2012

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