DaChan Bay Terminalsis situated in the Western Shenzhen Port area in South China. It is a new container terminal serving the Pan-Pearl River Delta cargocatchment areas. Sixty-five percent of its shares are held by Modern Terminals Limited, the longest-established container terminal operator in Hong Kong. The other 35 percent of its shares have been taken up by Shenzhen Yantian Port Group Co., Ltd.
DaChan Bay Terminalsis classified by Shenzhen Municipal Government as a major project. It covers an area of 112 hectares with 5 deep water berths along its quayside of 1,830 metres and 600 metres wide. Construction of the first two berths was completed in late 2007 and commercial operations started in mid 2008. Construction for the third berth and the last two berths was completed in late 2008 and early 2009 respectively.
Alongside depth is initially -15.5 metres and could be dredged up to -18 metres in the future, which is able to handle the world’s mega vessels and ro-ro ship.
Strategically situated in Bao An District, Western Shenzhen, DaChan Bay Terminals is about 20 nautical miles north of Hong Kong, 40 nautical miles south of Guangzhou, and 10 kilometres south of Shenzhen Bao An International Airport.
The terminal is within easy reach of the key manufacturing centres on the eastern side of the Pearl River Delta (PRD), such as Dongguan, Huizhou, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. At the same time, it enjoys convenient waterway links to the western side of the PRD, like Foshan, Shunde, Zhongshan and Zhuhai.
DaChan Bay Terminals is managed by Modern Terminals, which has many years of solid experience in container terminal operations in Hong Kong (Modern Terminals started operating Hong Kong's first container terminal in 1972), one of the world’s busiest seaports. AdoptingModern Terminals’expertise and culture that values mutual trust and respect, accountability, customer-focus and teamwork, DaChan Bay Terminals is committed to providing its customers with a continuum of serviceand operational excellence with the most advanced IT system, equipment, facilities as well as an international-standard security system.