Maoming Port lies in west Guangdong Province, along with the south coast of China. It is not only the center of the water and land traffic of Guangzhou and Zhanjiang, but also the hub of west ...
Maoming Port lies in west Guangdong Province, along with the south coast of China. It is not only the center of the water and land traffic of Guangzhou and Zhanjiang, but also the hub of west Guangdong, which together create a very excellent location. In the neighborhood, there are the Pearl River Delta(east), Beibu Gulf(west), the South China Sea(south), Southeast Asia(over the sea), and the wide Southeast China and the Central China region to the north. As a national class A port opening to the outside world, Maoming Port is also an important regional harbor, an important hub for regional comprehensive transport system, a major import oil and gas receipt, unloading, transit and storage system in the port groups in the Pearl River Delta Region according to national coastal port layout and planning, a large coastal owner’s wharf in China as planned by the Ministry of Transport, and one of the four largest import oil receipt and unloading ports in China. There are three harbors at present, namely, Bohe, Shuidong and Jida, with the annual throughput in 2011 up to 23,060,000t; as planned, there would be 75 over 10,000 ton-class berths, with the planned recent throughput capacity of 60,000,000t, but 0.2 billion tons for forward plan.