The State Development Bank and Fujian province's provincial planning
commission said it allocated 100 million yuan (US$11.7 million) for construction of four docks this year.
They include a bulk cargo dock for 10,000-deadweight-ton vessels.Preliminary work also will start this year on 11 berths planned for the Port of Fuzhou during the ninth five-year plan (1996-2000).
They comprise five deep-water berths in the Chang'an harbor area, one multipurpose berth for 30,000-dwt. ships at Xongxia, one for roll-on, roll-off vessels at Xingang, a berth for 10,000-dwt. roll-on vessels at Luoyuan Bay and three bulk cargo berths.