The extreme north of dandong port is located in China's mainland coastline, which is located at the center of northeast Asia, the south yellow sea, is the only channel at sea, the eastern region in northeast China is in the national "area" construction starting point, in the north has with Japan, South Korea, the United States, Brazil, Russia and so on more than 100 countries of the world's ports opened the carriage of goods by sea.
At present, dandong port integrated capacity has reached nearly 200 million tons, the main commodity for imported iron ore, coking coal, soya, timber, container, etc., exported non-metallic ore, ore, aquatic products, building materials, corn, rice, including steel, container, international passenger nearly 200000 person-time roads each year.
Dandong port has a history of more than 100 years since it was established in 1897. In 2005, dandong port group co., LTD was established to carry out market-oriented reform. After years of development, dandong port has been transformed from a small regional port into a modern hub port of logistics in northeast Asia and an outlet of the large passage to the sea in the east of northeast China.
Dandong port now has 3 port areas, including the core port area of dadong port, the langtou port area and a tuft of maotou port area, with a total of 53 berths. Among them: there are four food specialized berths, passenger and cargo ro/ro berth 1, 10 ton coal, ore, automatic berth 2, 6, specialized container berths, the rest of the bulk cargo berth to perform a variety of functions. The maximum berth is 300,000-ton automated ore berth. Of the berths already in use, 18 are over 50,000 tonnage berths.
Dandong port now has a number of domestic and international container liner routes, there are passenger roll-over flights to Korea. The grain storage capacity of the port area is 1.5 million tons, the railway special line in the port area is more than 110 kilometers, and the highway network in the port area is 120 kilometers long. The port area road and the national highway network are connected seamlessly, and the comprehensive transportation system is accessible from all directions. Railway and national high-speed electric network, convenient and efficient, greatly improving the port production efficiency, improving the capacity of the port loading and unloading, industry leading work efficiency, provides the high quality service for customers both at home and abroad.
At the same time of speeding up infrastructure construction, port of dandong, actively planning and the active participation of Russia and Mongolia infrastructure network state "neighbourhood" all the way, construction, and strive to become, Mongolia, Russia freight hub of trade and sea, promoting the construction of railway unicom, create conditions for exerting the inland sea, play a role.
Dandong port in the nation's open a port and has convenient customs clearance integration condition, and port of ocean shipping tally business collaboration, shipping agency, freight forwarding, ship supplies, fuel supplies institutions. Customs (inspection and quarantine) border inspection departments operate efficiently and serve enterprises. After years of construction and development of dandong port has loading and unloading, storage, transfer, change, transportation organization and transportation, modern logistics services, linhai industrial, information services, integrated services and tax service and other functions, become the important large-scale deep water harbor along the coast of China. At present, around 30,000 people are employed in trade, logistics, warehousing, processing and agency in dandong port.
The new period, dandong port will cling to the "area" and the development strategy of liaoning coastal economic belt of the favorable opportunity, relying on the national industrial economic development planning, policy and port location advantages, accelerate the construction of hinterland of regional logistics network, logistics nodes should play the role of supply of goods to absorb, promote sea port linkage; Through perfecting the function of port facilities, improve the level of integrated services, meet the demand of modern logistics system of port development, become the dandong port construction based on northeast Asia and globally oriented by important transport hub and modern large port industrial cluster.