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General

History

  • 1923. 6. 1Opening of Yeosu port
  • 1949. 2. 1 Yeosu Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Transportation
  • 1955. 12. 12 Yeosu Maritime Transportation Bureau, Ministry of Transportation
  • 1969. 4. 17 Opening of Samil Port Opening of Yeocheon plant of GS Caltex (old LG Gas Station)
  • 1977. 3. 16 Opening of Yeocheon branch office
  • 1977. 12. 16 The Korea Maritime and Port Administration,Yeosu Regional Maritime Affairs and PortAdministration
  • 1986. 12. 5 Opening of Gwangyang port (merged Samil port) Opening of Posco Gwangyang Steel Mill
  • 1987. 10. 1 Opening of Gwangyang branch office
  • 1996. 8. 8 Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (Yeosu Regional Maritime Transportation and Port Office)
  • 1997. 5. 24 Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries Yeosu Regional Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Office
  • 2008. 2. 29 Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (Yeosu Regional Maritime Affairs and Port Office)
  • 2013. 3. 23 The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (Yeosu Regional Maritime Affairs and Port Administration)
  • 2015. 1. 8 The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (Yeosu Regional Office of Oceans and Fisheries)

Port Condition

As a port with an adventurous natural condition, the port water remains calm even without a breakwater
  • Water area inside a port: 122.99㎢(Yeosu 4.987, Gwangyang 118.003)
  • Sea route depth( Maximum quay wall water depth )/Maximun 300,000ton’s ship can enter and departure
High potential to grow as the logistics hub of Northeast Asia in the 21st century with vast hinterlands
  • Geographical advantage located at a main sea route
  • Gwangyang Steel Mill and Yeosu Industrial Complex are nearby. Yulchon Industrial Complex is under construction (6.82 million pyeong)
  • Secured wide hinterland area (container terminal: 1.2 million pyeong, Yulchon Industrial Complex I: 2.79 million pyeong)

※Hazardous liquid cargo accounts for 50% of the total cargo, requiring intense safety management.

  • Base data on natural environment   PDF file fownload
  • Base data on living environment   PDF file fownload
  • Base data on social/economic environment    PDF file fownload

Approach route

(2013.April)

Approach route
Name of sea route length(m) width(m) water depth(m) ship in use (a ship/12 years) average per day the first day of announcement
Sea route No.1 3,074 700-1,200 28 35,980 98.6 1978.9.7
Sea route No.2 1,852 400 13 16,730 45.8 1978.9.7
Sea route No.3 3,290 380-500 22 8,874 24.3 1986.12.5
Sea route No.4 3,150 450 16 8,531 23.4 1986.12.5
Cement terminal
approach route
3,800 100 9 859 2.4 2003.12.22
Sea route Yulchok 2,920 200 5-7 977 2.7 2007.9.18
(Temporary sea route)
Sea route Hadong 2,900 300 18.5 889 2.4 1996.12.26
(Under Masan office’s control)

※ Total water area 156.4㎢: inside the port, beyond harbor limit (basin)

Specific Sea Area

(2013.April)

Specific Sea Area
Location length(km) water depth(m) width(km) area(㎦)
Nam-myeon, Namhae-gun/ Coastal water of Seo-myon/Part of Yeosu 35.7 13-41 1.9-7.6 186

Facility Capacity

(2013.April)

Specific Sea Area
Classification Berthing capacity Cargo handling capacity Anchorage capacity Remarks
Yeosu area 8,0000ton(2 ships) - 2 ships Terminal 2
Gwangyang area 300,000ton(92 ships) 2,3427 million ton (51 ships)
4,600TEU(Container)
13 ships Terminal 32
beyond harbor limit - - 4 outer ports zone
2 basins for mega-scale ship
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Total (94 ships) 2,3427 million ton (51 ships)
4,600TEU(Container)
- Terminal 34