Sanya port

Navigation Information
Latitude: 18 14' N
Longtitude: 109 30' E
Port Authority
Sanya Harbour Administration
Tel: 274031
Fax: -
Tlx: SANYA 3263

General Port Description
ServicesLocation: lies on the southern tip of Hainan Island
Approach Channel Length 1,650m Width 45 m Depth 7.5 m
Tugs 4, max. output 400 hp
Repair Facilities not available
Others -
Pilotage /Quarantine position: 18 11 00 N 109 26 00 E
Port DRAFT : 6m LOA: 145m BEAM: 18m
Tidal range: Min 0,06m Max 2,26m
Fresh water,provision: AVAILABLE
Bunkers: No IFO/Quite difficult supply of MLDO
Crew changes/spare parts deliveries: Can be attended
Cargo berths - Handling Facilities
Berths Length(metres) Depth(metres) CargoHandlingEquipment
Breakbulk Seafrontage 714 5 ~ 7.5 Yes

Export include salt, sugar, rubber and local goods. Imports include grain, coal, steel and fertilizers. The harbour is within the operational zone of the Sanya Salvage Station of the Guangzhou Maritime Rescue and Salvage Bureau. HK Shipping Gazette (3.7.96) reported that Sanya's Nanshan Deep-water port, which was under construction, would have an annual capacity of five million tonnes, which would make it one of China's largest foreign trade ports.

General Information
Located in the southern most part of Hainan Island. It undertakes the seaborne passenger and cargo transport to and from the southeastern and southern areas of the island. Sanya has shipping routs to all the major ports in China. Passenger and cargo liner services operate to Hong Kong. Telecommunications facilities in the city are very modern, connecting to more than 900 major Chinese cities and 159 countries and regions in the world.

Sanya is the southern meeting point of the east, west and middle highways on the island. It has scheduled buses to places throughout the island. There are railroads for passengers and cargo transport from Sanya to the Yinggehai salt field, Basuo (164 km) and shilu (214 km).