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European Ports: Introduction to Aalborg Port

Aalborg Port Map

The location of Aalborg port is shown on the map.

Aalborg geographical longitude: 9.921747, latitude: 57.0488195. One of the main ports for inland routes in Europe

Located on both sides of the lower reaches of the LIMFJORD River on the northeastern coast of the JYLLAND peninsula in Denmark (full name: THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK), about 16n miles from the mouth of the river, on the edge of the ALBORG Bay On the northwest side, it is one of Denmark's main ports. Founded in 1342, it is one of the oldest cities in Denmark. It is located on the transportation artery between Western Europe and Scandinavia. It is an important transportation center with relatively developed sea, land and air transportation. Austrian Port is also an important industrial center in Denmark. Its main industries include steel, shipbuilding, cement, textiles, chemicals and food. The port is about 5km from the airport. The port has a temperate maritime climate, with prevailing southeast to west winds, and Category 7 winds often occur in winter. The annual average temperature is as high as 18℃ and as low as -7℃. The freezing period generally lasts from January to March, and navigation is hampered for an average of about 28 days per year. The average rainfall throughout the year is about 700mm. The tidal range is minimal. The total length of the port terminal is about 11.5km, and the maximum water depth is about 10m. Loading and unloading equipment includes various shore cranes, floating cranes and winches, among which floating cranes have a maximum lifting capacity of 100 tons, as well as bulk cargo transportation pipelines and oil separation devices. The coal loading and unloading efficiency can unload 10,000 tons per day. The water depth at the anchorage for large ships reaches 15m. The Donggang District is also being expanded downstream of the port area, and is expanding to the south and north banks, with an area of ​​about 206 hectares, connecting it to new industrial zones and residential areas. There are railway bridges and road bridges connecting the south and north banks. The port's annual cargo handling capacity is approximately 12 million tons. The main imported goods are coal, grain, feed, apatite, oilseed cake, pyrite, gypsum, steel and petroleum products, etc. The main export goods include cement, machinery, asbestos, ship equipment, blood protein and agricultural products, etc.

Aalborg is an important maritime port in Denmark. For more information about Danish ports, please refer to the list below.

Europe is located to the west of Asia and is part of the Eurasian continent. Its north, west and south sides are bordered by the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea respectively, and its east and southeast are adjacent to Asia, just like a large peninsula protruding westward from the Eurasian continent. From the perspective of sea and land position, Europe faces the Atlantic Ocean, has its back to the hinterland of Asia, and is located on the west coast of the continent. The main ports on European routes are: FELIXSTOWEUK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVRE France, BREMEN Bremen Germany, SOUTHAMPTON UK, ZEEBRUGGE Zeebrugge Belgium, THAMESPORT UK, BREMERHAVEN Germany, GIOIA TAURO Gioia Tauro Italy.

Among them: FELIXSTOWE UK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVER Le Havre France. These five ports are often called European basic ports, also called European ports.

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