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Haikou harbour undergoes comprehensive infrastructure upgrade

Author: Posttime:2011-06-21 08:24:27

HAINAN province's Haikou harbour has commenced a US$245 million extension of the Macun centre port area, reports Xinhua.
The plan includes building four 20,000-tonne class bulk cargo berths and three 5,000-tonne class auxiliary berths and other facilities that involve deepening the navigation channel and basin and land reclamation.
The new port area will be completed in a three years and put into service in March 2014 with an expected annual throughput of 3.9 million tonnes.
Today, Haikou port has four port areas, Xiuying, Haidian, Xinhai and Macun. Macun will be its centre to focus on transport of energy resources, container, bulk cargo and hazardous materials.

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