NINGBO-ZHOUSHAN port is to have three new container berths with the launch of the second phase construction project of Dapukou container terminal at Jintang port area.
The projects calls for the construction of three of the five new container berths, including one 100,000 tonnes-class container berth and two 70,000 tonnes-class berths.
The entire Jintang container terminal project consists of two 100,000 tonnes-class container berths and three 70,000 tonnes-class container berths, with a designed annual handling capacity of 2.5 million TEU. The total investment of the project is around CNY6.43 billion (US$931 million), according to Seatrade Maritime News of Colchester, UK.
The first phase project for one 100,000 tonnes-class container berth and one 70,000 tonnes-class container berth were completed at the end of 2018.
Jintang Dapukou container terminal launched operation in 2010 and is the first modern international container terminal at Zhoushan, which is an important project for the integration of Ningbo-Zhoushan port.