of the Naozhou Fishing Port in the Zhanjiang Economic and Technological
Development Zone, the largest demonstration project of its kind in
Guangdong province, is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
total of 358 million yuan ($56 million) will be invested into the
project. Two million yuan of that amount is budgeted by provincial
government and the rest is coming from municipal and district financial
renovated fishing port on Naozhou Island will be multifaceted and
self-contained. It will include all kinds of support facilities, such as
seawalls, revetments, wharfs, harbor basins, shipping lanes, cultural
squares, and more.
port area will be divided into two parts, with the southern half
covering an area of 100 square meters and the northern half covering 20
square meters. Both areas are designed to withstand a typhoon measuring
12 on the Beaufort scale, and are capable of accommodating more than
2,000 large vessels at one time.
addition to providing shelter from wind, the fishing port will also
engage in aquatic product processing, coastal tourism, and entertainment
in order to move ahead with the transformation and upgrading of the
local fishery industry.