The port of Dalian located at the southern end of the Liaodong Peninsula on the Yellow Sea is a principal maritime port of the country which is known for handling a wide range of exports of cargoes. Increasingly big cargo container ships are calling it China with Dalian handling almost half of the country’s maritime trade.
Dalian is a strong port acting as a gateway to the Pacific and also one of China’s biggest shipping centres. Along with more than 300,000 sq metre of warehouses, the Dalian port’ has nearly 49 thousand TEU in storage space disambiguated for liquid and dry cargo, cruise liners and also ship containers navigating internally.
In operation since the 2nd century BC the port of Dalian has now become the leading transhipment point for the foreign trade of China. The port founded by the Manchus of Qing Dynasty now flaunts 300 pieces of equipment with an unrestricted depth ranging to about 23 metres. Dalian’s geographical location gives this port a competitive advantage to accommodate expected growth.
Handling over 38 deep water berths for vessels of over 10,000 tonnes DWT, the portcan accommodate the biggest of cargo vessels. It might also intrigue you to know that port of Dalian is continuously developing new concepts to strength the shipping services make this port ready for the future.