Port of Maoming

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Port of Maoming
茂名港
Location
Country People's Republic of China
Location Maoming, Maoming Prefecture, Guangdong Province,
Details
Opened 19
Operated by Maoming Port Group Corporation, Ltd.
Owned by People's Republic of China
Type of harbor Natural Coastal Deep-water Port
Website
Website of the Port of Maoming

The Port of Maoming is a natural coastal seaport located on Maoming, Guangdong. It opens to the South China Sea.

In 2012, the port handled 23.9 million tonnes of total cargo and 83,543 TEU of containers.[1]

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Layout and Facilities[edit]

Shuidong Port Area (水东港区) is the original port area, set alongside the mouth of the Maoming lagoon. As of 2012, it had 2 liquid chemical berths of 30,000DWT, 2 general cargo berths of 10,000DWT and 9 multipurpose berths. The channel is 15m deep.[2]

Bohe New Port Area (博贺新港区)is located on the Liantou Peninsula, to the southeast of the Shuidong area. Since 1994 it has operated a single buoy mooring for 300000DWT VLCC 850,000m3 tank storage. 10Mt annual capacity.[3] Bohe fishing port, with 800m wharf is across the bay.[4] Future plans are for an extensive artificial deep-water port built on reclaimed land on the Peninsula, for a total of 33 berths, of which 2 coal berths of 150,000DWT and 1 of 100,000DWT; 2 ore berths of 200,000DWT, 3 bulk cargo berths of 30,000DWT; 7 general cargo berths of 70,000DWT, 2 container berts of 100,000DWT, 12 liquid chemical berths of 50,000-100,000DWT, 2 LNG berths and 1 300,000DWT oil berth.[5]

Jida Port Area (吉达港区) is a planned development further east of the Bohe New Port, intended to support the planned harbor-front industrial development area. It is planned to have 47 deep-water berths. of which 6 100000DWT container berths.[6]

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Coordinates: 21°38′33″N 111°04′21″E / 21.64250°N 111.07250°E / 21.64250; 111.07250