Gunsan (KRKUV)

Port Code KRKUV City Gunsan
Port Name Gunsan Country/Region Korea, South
Category Port City Route SOUTH KOREAN
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Gunsan (KRKUV)



      Port of Kunsan (port of Kunsan or Gunsan) is located at the estuary of Kumgang in the west coast of Korea, adjacent to the north side of Qunshan Bay. It is one of the main ports in southwest Korea.The port has a temperate monsoon climate, with northeast wind prevailing in winter and southeast wind prevailing in summer.The annual average temperature is 30 ℃ in August and - 10 ℃ in January.It is foggy from June to July, and the annual average rainfall is about 1500mm.It is a semi diurnal tidal port.Average tidal height;The high tide is 7.1m and the low tide is 2.1m.There are nine main berths in the port area, with a coastline of 2460m and a maximum water depth of 12m.The handling equipment includes various shore cranes, floating cranes, barges and tugs. The maximum lifting capacity of floating crane is 30 tons, and the maximum power of tug is 220 kW.Handling efficiency: 1500 tons of coal per day, 1600 tons of grain per day, 1400 tons of fertilizer per day.1100 tons of cement per day.The main import and export goods are rice, coal, cement, wood, chemical fertilizer and fish products.In the local holidays, there are lunar new year or Mid Autumn Festival is not working.

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Summary of KRKUV

Gunsan port (port code: KRKUV), also known as Kunsan port, is a small port in South Korea. It is situated on south bank near the mouth of the Kum Kang River, central west coast of south Korea.
The port consists of private passenger, general, vehicle, tanker and bulk berths including two new container berths and a fishing port. The port area includes Janghang on the north bank of the river opposite Gunsan City and the New Port of Kun-Jang, extending seawards on reclaimed land from Gunsan Port area.
The port handles approximately 1,400,000t of cargo and 37,000TEU annually. The main export is rice. It serves around 1,938 vessels each year, among which about 64% are cargo vessels and 12% are tankers.