Port of Huangpu (commonly known as Huangpu Old Port) is located on the north bank of the Pearl River Estuary in the southeast of Guangzhou, China. It is the largest coastal and ocean transportation hub in South China. Geographical coordinates: 23°5′50″ north latitude, 113°26′42″ east longitude, 15 kilometers away from the city center and 88 nautical miles away from Hong Kong. It is the departure port of the China Maritime Silk Road. The Old Port of Huangpu covers an area of about 1 million square meters. The Grand Wharf Port and Hongshengsha Port are located on both banks of the Pearl River. The coastline has a total length of 3545 meters (the berth is 2858 meters in length), and there are 16 existing berths, including 10 berths at the 10,000-ton level (2 berths at the 50,000-ton level for ships at Hongshengsha Wharf); the water depth of the harbor 9 meters; 4 10,000-ton operation anchorages in the port. The port area covers a total area of 990,000 square meters, with 35 existing warehouses, with a total warehouse area of 100,000 square meters and a cargo storage capacity of 3.208 million tons; the total area of production yards is 467,000 square meters. The railway loading and unloading special line is 8600 meters long. There are more than 400 loading and unloading equipment, the maximum loading and unloading capacity of the equipment is 67 tons (single piece) and various kinds of relatively complete tools and tools, which are suitable for the loading and unloading and transportation of bulk cargo, general cargo and containers. The annual cargo handling capacity of the company is more than 30 million tons, and the annual handling capacity of international containers is more than 900,000 TEU. For example, in 2014, the accumulated cargo throughput was 30 million tons, of which the container volume was 839,000 TEU, and the tax paid in the whole year was about 22 million yuan.
The Huangpu Old Port Hongshengsha Port has an operating area of 430,000 square meters and is mainly engaged in the business of bulk cargo, general cargo and container loading and unpacking. Since 2012, in response to the requirements of the Guangzhou Municipal Government’s "Pearl River Golden Coastline" plan, Huangpu Branch has initiated a transformation and upgrading project. In July 2012, the operation area of the central wharf in the Daquan port area completely withdrew from the bulk ore loading and unloading business, June 30, 2015 Rihong Shengsha Port Area will also completely withdraw from the bulk coal loading and unloading business, and gradually transform to a green and environmentally friendly urbanized port.
The current port area of Huangpu Port also includes: Wuchong Wharf, Jiali Wharf and Big Wharf.