On July 9th, Qingdao Port, as the world biggest pulp discharging port, took 27 hrs to discharge MV Oshimana carrying a total of 43,366 mt of pulp on board, breaking the discharging record with 1606mt per hour for the whole vessel.
Qingdao Port’s Xi Lian terminal, located in the bonded logistics center, doesn’t only have efficient discharging speed, but is also famous for international transshipment, as well as a large bonded warehouses, which ensured Qingdao Port’s position as No 1 pulp port in China.
On July 8th, MV Oshimana berthed at U7 and with great effort of all the stevedores involved, the whole vessel’s discharging record was broken reaching 1606mt per hour.
Qingdao port is now the record keeper for discharging several different types of vessels and cargoes, such as containers (Maersk Line) and iron ore.
Press Release; July 11th, 2014