Qingdao Port has started construction of its second 300,000 tonne VLCC terminal

Qingdao port, the leading crude oil and ore handling port of China, has started building its second 300,000 tonne-class crude oil terminal at Dong Jia Kou port area with completion scheduled by the end of 2019.

The terminal project includes one new 300,000 tonnne-class oil berth plus one 100,000 tonne-class berth and supporting facilities. The 25m tonne new crude oil handling capacity will be added when the terminal launched operation.

Meanwhile, the port also started the construction of the 600,000 cu m crude oil storage tank at Dong Jia Kou. Jointly invested by Qingdao port and PetroChina, the tank will be mainly supporting local crude oil transportation and storage.

Qingdao port started its crude oil business in 1976 and has the country’s top imported oil product uploading capacity. Currently, Qingdao port has four sectors of Qingdao Dagang port area, Huangdao oil port area, Qianwan port area and Dongjiakou port area.

The port operates world’s largest 400,000 tonne-class ore terminal and 450,000 tonne-class crude oil terminal.

Posted 11 December 2018

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Katherine Si

China Correspondent

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