Ningbo-Zhoushan (China)

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Ningbo-Zhoushan cruise port


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2024-07-20 13:50

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Port Ningbo-Zhoushan cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Ningbo-Zhoushan, China. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

12 September, 2024
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineZhao Shang Yi Dun-Viking Sun
24 September, 2024
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineZhao Shang Yi Dun-Viking Sun
30 September, 2024
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineZhao Shang Yi Dun-Viking Sun

Ningbo-Zhoushan is a large, deepwater port and city in Zhejiang Province (eastern China). Zhoushan is also a Prefecture and archipelago. The city proper (Dinghai District) is on Zhoushan Island. Prefecture's total population is over 1,15 million, of whom around 845,000 live in the districts Dinghai (Zhoushan Island) and Putuo (Shanghai Municipality).

Zhoushan Archipelago New Area is a newly formed state-level unit with land area approx 1440 km2 (556 mi2). Zhoushan City became a prefecture-level city in 1987 after the counties Dinghai and Putuo were upgraded to districts. Zhoushan is ranked China's largest archipelago - 1390 islands, of which 103 inhabited year-round. The six largest islands are Zhoushan (503 km2), Daishan (119 km2), Liuheng (109 km2), Jintang (82 km2), Zhujiajian (76 km2) and Qushan (74 km2).

Port Ningbo-Zhoushan

Port Ningbo-Zhoushan combines four principal ports - Ningbo Harbor (river port, code CNNGB), Zhoushan (seaport, code CNZOS), Beilun (seaport, code CNBEI) and Zhenhai (estuary port, code CNZHH).

Ningbo-Zhoushan is currently ranked the world's largest cargo port by annual tonnage.

Across Hangzhou Bay, the Port faces Jiaxing and Shanghai. It is located at the main crossroads (connecting north-south China) and also on China's busiest coastal shipping route. The port is managed by Ningbo Zhoushan Port Co Ltd. The company is SSE-listed, with main shareholder (76,31%) Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group Co Ltd (state-owned).

Most of the Ningbo-Zhoushan Port's trade is imports - raw materials and manufactured goods from North America, South America, and Oceania. The Port is connected with 560+ seaports in 90+ countries worldwide.

Ningbo-Zhoushan is a multi-purpose port (serving all types of cargo and passenger ships) and consists of several large harbors (river, estuary, and coastal). The infrastructure includes 191 berths (docking facilities), of which 39 are deepwater (with the capacity to handle vessels with DWT 10,000+ tons). At the larger seaports are built crude oil terminals, ore loading (bulk cargo) terminals, containership terminals, chemical/liquid bulk terminals.

In 2012, the Port handled 744 million cargo tons and 16.83 million TEUs (containers). In 2015, here were handled nearly 889 million cargo tons.

Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard

Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard Co Ltd (2002-founded private corporation) represents a total investment of CNY 3.2 billion (~USD 387 million). It is located south of Port Shuangyu on Liuheng Island (Zhoushan City's Liuheng Town, in Zhejiang Province's Putuo District) and comprises three facilities/production bases - Xinia, Newbase Oceaneering, and AP DOCK.

The shipyard covers an area of ~900,000 m2 (~0,35 mi2/~0,9 km2), with a construction area of 230,000 m2 (~0,1 mi2/0,23 km2) and a deepwater coastline (8-15 m) with total length ~3,6 km / 2,2 mi.

Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard currently has 4 docks and 11 berths, and has 1350+ employees, in addition to 3000+ subcontractor workers.

AP DOCK has two drydocks (max Deadweight Tonnage/DWT capacity 300000 tons and 18000 tons), total area 500,000 m2 and total quay length 1550 m.

The Yard's Outfitting Quay has lined up 11 berths, each fitted with a 50-ton gantry crane (some have additional 30-ton cranes). Berths 1 and 2 have (each) capacity to handle vessels with max DWT 200K tons, Berths 8 and 9 (each) 300K tons, Berths 6 and 7 (each) 80K tons, while berth 5 is 150K tons. The newest berths (10 and 11) can accommodate the world's largest vessels (400K+ tons).

In the period 2002-2023, the shipyard had repaired ~4600 vessels, with an annual capacity to handle ~450 ships of various types (container carriers, bulk carriers, chemical and oil/gas tankers, vehicle carriers, cruise ships).

The company's clients are from 30+ countries, including Canada, USA, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Europe (Italy and Greece). Major container shipping companies with vessels repaired at Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard include MSC, MAERSK, EVRGREEN, HMM/Hyundai, NYK Line, MOL, K-Line.

Ningbo-Zhoushan cruise terminal

Most cruise ships dock at Port Zhoushan (on Zhoushan Island's central-southern coast).