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European ports: introduction to Cork port

Cork Port Map

The location of Cork Port is shown on the map.

Cork's geographical longitude: -8.4863157, latitude: 51.8968917. One of the main ports for inland routes in Europe

It is located on the lower reaches of the LEE River on the southern coast of Ireland (full name: Ireland IRELAND), about 15n miles from the entrance to the sea, and is on the northwest side of the Celtic Sea. It is one of Ireland's major ports. The airport is about 8km away from the city and has regular flights to London. The port has a temperate maritime climate with prevailing southwesterly winds. The average temperature in the coldest month is 4-7℃, the average temperature in the hottest month is 12-15℃, and the average rainfall throughout the year is about 900mm. Hong Kong has semi-diurnal tides, with the high tide of major floods being 4.4m and the low tide of minor floods being 1.3m. The main terminal berths of the port are as follows: terminal name berth (number) shoreline length (m) maximum water depth (m) CORK (Cork) 6 1106 8.8 TIVOLI (Tivoli) 5 666 8.8 WHITEGATE (Wygate) 2 471 11.4 MARINO POINT (Chemical Plant Terminal) 1 237 10.2 14 2480 Loading and unloading equipment includes various shore cranes, movable cranes, grab cranes, container cranes, straddle carriers and automatic unloading equipment, etc., as well as oil pipelines with a diameter of 152.4~254mm For loading and unloading crude oil. Loading and unloading speed: syrup 1,000 tons per hour, sulfuric acid 200 tons per hour, crude oil 4,000 tons per hour, diesel 700 tons per hour, gasoline 600 tons per hour. The maximum reliable oil tanker berth is a 50,000-ton ship or a 90,000-ton ship partially loaded with cargo. The grocery warehouse area is about 20,000 m∧, the granary capacity is 69,000 tons, and the cold storage capacity is about 85,000 m∧. In 1994, container throughput was 54,000 TEU, an increase of 3% over 1993, and cargo throughput reached 7.41 million tons. The main export goods are butter, chocolate, butter, machinery, scrap steel, tires, livestock, sulfuric acid and gasoline, etc. The main imported goods are coal, fertilizer, crude oil, rubber, wood, auto parts, chrome ore, pig iron, grain, wool and Cotton yarn etc.

Cork is an important shipping port in Ireland. For more information about Irish 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. Its east and southeast are adjacent to Asia, just like the Eurasian continent.A large peninsula protruding to the west. 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 of European routes are: FELIXSTOWE UK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVRE France, BREMEN Bremen Germany, SOUTHAMPTON Southampton UK, ZEEBRUGGE Zeebrugge Belgium , THAMESPORT UK, BREMERHAVEN Germany, 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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