City, East China's Fujian Province, plans to invest at least 2.5 billion yuan
(US$321.28 million) in six port projects this year, in a bid to enhance port
capacity and strengthen its hub position.
The six projects include Haicang Port No 11-13 berths; the second-phase quay
wall project of Songyu Port, the land reclamation project of Haicang Port No
20-22 berths; and the turning basin's dredging project of Haicang Port No 14-19
berths. In addition, Xiamen will also continue construction work on eight other
port projects this year.
During the 11th Five-Year Program period (2006-2010), besides the
construction on the 100,000-ton (or above) container and the bulk cargo berths
in Songyu and Haicang ports, Xiamen is scheduled to speed up expansion on the
100,000-ton shipping channels in Xiamen Bay, as well as the Dongdu and Haicang
The full text is available in the January Issue of Logistics China.
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