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Aarhus (DKAHS)

Aarhus, Central Denmark Region, Denmark

Port Code DKAHS / DKAAR Port Name Aarhus
City Aarhus Country/Region Denmark
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Aarhus Port (port code: DKAHS / DKAAR) is the largest container port in Denmark, handling over 60% of the country's total container traffic and the harbour is open all year round. It is situated in Aarhus Bay on the east coast of Jutland.
The port has a total of 6 terminals, including container, bulk cargo, tanker, ferry and cruise terminals. The container terminal covers an area of 750,000 square meters. The bulk cargo terminal handles grain, sand and gravel. The tanker terminal handles petroleum, gasoline, chemicals, molasses and cement.
The port handles approximately 11.3 million tons of cargo and 396,000TEU annually. The principal imports entering this port are coal, grain, oil cake, fodder, copra oil, fertilisers, soya beans and timber. The main exports leaving this port are agricultural products including dairy produce, vegetable oils, canned meat, bacon and condensed milk. Refrigerating plant, furniture and machinery are also exported.
Each year about 8,136 vessels and Ro-Ro ferries, including 25 major cruise vessels visit this port. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 400 meters. The maximum draught is 12.6 meters. The maximum deadweight is 214,733t.

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