The press conference held here from October 14, 2010 was informed that, in order to adapt to the development trend of global large ships, professional, China the first batch of 400 thousand tons ore crude oil berth will be built in Qingdao Dongjiakou port shipping at the end of 2010. According to the Qingdao Dongjiakou sea port deputy general manager Zhang Hao introduction, the Chinese will be finished at the end of the first batch of 400 thousand tons berths including 400 thousand tons ore berths and 450 thousand ton tanker berths two. This two berths can meet the world's largest ore ship and tanker berthing, to attract global commodity transit in Qingdao, save freight, ore ore price suppression plays a positive role.
Zhang Hao said that the completion of the 400 thousand ton berths will play a key role in the future development of China's ports. By then, China's Qingdao port of the ore through the ability to jump to the world's first, reaching 1.18 tons. At the same time, the shipping port will also have the world's leading 40 million TEU container handling capacity, undertake Chinese domestic bulk cargo distribution center and an important energy storage and transportation center of the mission, has become an important pillar of the construction of Northeast Asia international shipping center.
According to reports, Dongjiakou port is located in the Qingdao sea coast of the southernmost coastal, with an average depth of -15 meters, 1000 meters away from the shore is up to -20 meters wide and deep, with Hong Kong Bank equal build port resources, is the rare natural deepwater port. Port planning area of 70 square kilometers, the design capacity of 3.7 tons, planning 112 berths, Qingdao is the implementation of the "conservation and development around Jiaozhou Bay" strategy, to build an important platform of Shandong Peninsula Blue Economic Zone and high-end industrial agglomeration area.
It is understood that the Dongjiakou officially started construction in May 31, 2009, the port infrastructure is almost complete, has invested more than 10 billion yuan, in the total project investment reached 30 billion yuan, originally scheduled for the opening of the port operations target of 3 to 5 years is expected to be achieved ahead of schedule.