Overview

Incheon Port, 
The doorway to economic vitality

Overview of Incheon Port

  • Composition : Incheon Port consists of port facilities such as Inner Port, North Port, South Port including the coastal and international passenger terminals hinterland, and New Port
  • Facilities : Total 128 berths (Total berth length 29km → 128 vessels can use the berths at the same time)
The share of the port-related industries in the GRDP of Incheon

The ratio of the port industry to the gross product of Incheon

Influence of Incheon Port on the local economy
  • Effect on production inducement (local port logistic industry) : KRW 21.833 trillion
  • Effect on value-added inducement (directly/indirectly dependent industries) : KRW 7.439 trillion
  • Effect on job creation: 134,595 people

History of Incheon Port

  1. 1883- Incheon Port was opened
  2. 1902- The first 121 immigrants of Korea left Incheon Port and went to Hawaii
  3. 1903- The first lighthouse of Korea (Palmido Lighthouse) was constructed at Incheon Port
  4. 1918- Lock Gate 1 of Incheon Port was constructed
  5. 1974- Lock Gate 2 of Incheon Port was constructed / the largest lock gate facility in Asia and the first container Pier(Pier 4)
      in Korea was opened
  6. 1978- Nine cargo storage sheds were newly built
  7. 1982- The Pier 7 (Silo exclusively for grain) was completed
  8. 1983- The Pier 2 was completed
  9. 1985- The Pier 8 and expanded Wharf 1 were completed
  10. 1990- One 50,000 ton class lock gate and completed the coastal port expanded
  11. 1993- The Pier 5 was completed
  12. 1995- The first basic port plan was established
  13. 1995- The Pier 6 was completed
  14. 1998- The international passenger wharf expansion work was completed
  15. 2000- International Passenger Terminal #1 was opened
  16. 2001- The construction of the 1st stage of the South Port Incheon Container Terminal (ICT) was started
    - The second National Basic Trade Port plan was established
  17. 2002- International Passenger Terminal #2 was opened
  18. 2004- Phase 1 Incheon Container Terminal (ICT) was opened
  19. 2005- Sunkwang Incheon Container Terminal (SICT) was opened
    - The first stage of the South Port Sun Kwang Container Terminal (SICT) was opened
    - The 1 million TEU level of container traffic
    - The second stage of the South Port Sun Kwang Container Terminal (SICT) was opened
  20. 2006- The North Port Dongkuk Steel Terminal was opened
  21. 2007- The North Port Hyundai Steel Terminal was opened
  22. 2008- The North Port Timber Terminal was opened
    - The North Port Dongbu Terminal was opened
    - The 2nd stage of the South Port Incheon Container Terminal (ICT) was opened
    - The annual container handling quantity of Incheon Port jumped to ‘ 65th place in the World’
    - Built the Metropolitan Joint Distribution Center in Incheon Port
  23. 2009- E1 Container Terminal (E1CT) was opened
    - The North Port Sun Kwang Terminal was opened
    - Construction of the Phase 1 Incheon New Port Container Terminal (6 berths) commenced
    - The North Port Ssangyong Terminal (KCTC) was opened
  24. 2010- The construction of the joint distribution center used exclusively for the LCL console service completed
    - The North Port Hanjin Heavy industries Terminal was completed
  25. 2011- The North Port CJ Korea Express Terminal was opened
    - The North Port Hanjin Terminal was opened
    - The construction of the Ah-am Distribution Complex 1 completed
  26. 2012- The construction of the stage 1 of the International Passenger Terminal of Incheon Port started
    - Hanjin Heavy Industries Terminal(Dongbang Terminal) at the North Port was oened
    - Incheon Port International Passenger Terminal construction started
  27. 2013- Superstructure of the Incheon New Port Container Terminal in Phase Ⅰ-1 started
    - The number of coastal passengers of Incheon Port passed one million
  28. 2014- Incheon Port Passenger Terminal (IPPT) Established (Corporation Aggregate)
    - The Incheon New Port Water depth was set to 16 meters
    - Unloading equipment into Incheon New Port Terminal B (SNCT)
    - The 2 million TEU level of container traffic of Incheon Port in the shortest period passed
    - The Vessel Operation Information Service for the Coastal Passenger Terminal Improved (Providing real-time
      information)
  29. 2015- The access road to New Incheon Port opened
    - Incheon New Port was opened (SNCT)
    - Unloading equipment into Terminal (HJIT) was brought
    - The New Incheon Port management wharf officially opened
    - The construction of the stage 1 of the International Passenger Terminal of Incheon Port completed
  30. 2016- Annual container volume exceeded 2.5 Milllion TEU
  31. 2017- Incheon new port opens entire area (HJIT, SNCT)
    - Opening of cruise pier at Incheon New International Passenger Terminal

Statistics of Incheon Port: Volume of Cargos Transported in 2016

Korean economy sailing smoothly with the accomplishments of IPA

Incheon Port in Korea (Container Volume)
No.1 Busan, No.2 Incheon, No.3 Yeosu/Gwangyang, No.4 Pyeongtaek/Dangjin

Total Cargo Volume of Incheon Port by year

(Unit: 1,000TON)

Total cargo output of Incheon Port

Container Volume of Inchon port by year

(Unit: 1,000TEU)

Annual container throughput

Annual container throughput