Port of Yantian

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The Port of Yantian is located in Guangdong Province in southeastern China.


The port is on the coast of the South China Sea, north of Hong Kong and about east-northeast of the Port of Huadu.

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The Shenzhen City Yantian Port Group Company Ltd. is responsible for the development and management of the Port of Yantian. An independent entity, the Port Group Company operates the port, railways, roads, tunnels, real estate, commerce, customs, and ship repairs within the Port of Yantian.[1]

In late 2008, the Shenzhen Yantian Port Holdings Company joined the Hutchison Whampoa Yantian Port Investment Company in constructing a new terminal at the Port of Yantian with three new container berths and an expansion of the older berth. The terminal will have capacity to handle 1.8 million TEUs of containerized cargo per year.[1]

Port Details

  • Operator: Shenzhen City Yantian Port Group Co. Ltd
  • Location: Guangdong province, China
  • Annual Capacity (million tonnes per year):
  • Status: Operating
  • Type:
  • Coal source:'

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Port of Yantian" Word Port Source, accessed July 17, 2011.

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