Port of Qingdao

Port of Qingdao

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The Port of Qingdao, one of the world’s ten busiest ports, is located on the Yellow Sea near Qingdao, Shandong Province, China. Qingdao port consists of four areas: Dagang port area, Qianwan port area, Guangdong oil port area (for oil tankers) and Dongjiakou port area, some 40 kilometres south of Qingdao city.

In addition to the Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal and the Qingdao Cosport International Container Terminal, the Port of Qingdao also offers a large terminal for handling iron ore.

Top 50 Global Container Ports 2018
09 Aug 2019
Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
Trans-Pacific carriers begin blanking sailings
22 May 2019
The Ocean Alliance will skip two Asia-US West Coast sailings in June in an effort to maintain rates as the US-China trade war takes a toll on volume.
20 Nov 2017
The violations were centered on the ports of Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, and Ningbo-Zhoushan.
17 Jul 2017
On a year-to-date basis, throughput at the top 10 Chinese ports reached 70.4 million TEU.
24 Apr 2017
The sold numbers come as other China government data indicates an improved trade and general economic environment.
23 Mar 2017
China’s container ports got off to a strong start in 2017.
16 Feb 2017
China reports solid January export growth to its biggest trading partners.
24 Jan 2017
Growth at mainland China’s top eight ports slowed in 2016.
30 Dec 2016
Reliance on growth from an ever-expanding pie of box volumes growing in the high single or double-digits is a thing of the past for Chinese ports.
Chinese port figures hint at global demand recovery
28 Dec 2016
China’s top ports continued a relatively strong second-half throughput performance in November.
25 Oct 2016
China’s top ports booked a healthy rise in throughput year-over-year in September.
22 Sep 2016
China’s main ports booked strong year-over-year growth in container throughput in August, fueling speculation of a possible trade recovery.
Traffic at the Port of Qingdao, pictured, grew nearly 6 percent in July as manufacturing indices sent mixed messages on the state of the Chinese economy.
23 Aug 2016
Container throughput at China’s main ports rebounded in July after a poor first half of the year.
22 Jun 2016
Container throughput at China’s top ports stayed positive in May.
24 May 2016
Throughput growth at China’s main ports increased at a slower rate in April than in March.
25 Apr 2016
China’s top container ports booked March throughput growth of 4.2 percent compared with the same month in 2015. The country’s top eight ports handled a combined 12.45 million twenty-foot-equivalent units in March, bringing their throughput into positive territory for the first quarter of 2016, with first-quarter volumes up 0.9 percent on the same period last year to 35.4 million TEUs.
22 Mar 2016
China’s main ports registered a slight drop in container throughput in February when compared with the same month last year with year-over-year volumes falling 0.8 percent to just over 10.3 million 20-foot-equivalent units.
24 Feb 2016
China’s major ports registered a slight increase in year-over-year container throughput in January. The country’s top 20 ports handled over 15.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units between them in the first month of 2016, an increase of 0.5 percent over the same month the previous year.
22 Jan 2016
Throughput at China’s top container ports expanded in 2015 but figures show a trend of slowing growth amid softer global demand for Chinese-made goods and macroeconomic uncertainty.
23 Oct 2015
Throughput at China’s top eight container ports showed a modest fall in September as the after-effects of the deadly August blasts at Tianjin port continue to weigh on the numbers.
20 Aug 2015
More Chinese ports have followed in the footsteps of the port of Tianjin to restrict the movement of hazardous chemical cargoes at their facilities, disrupting global supply chains and the manufacturers that depend on the inputs.
21 Jan 2015
Total container throughput at China’s top 20 ports reached 175 million TEUs in 2014, an increase of 5.3 percent over the previous year as solid exports to the U.S. helped drive up the cargo numbers.
16 Dec 2014
Cosco Pacific, the port operating arm of China’s largest shipping company, has growth its throughput by 10 percent from January through November this year, a reflection of strong export volumes that kept its terminals busy during the second half.
11 Jun 2014
The listing of Qingdao Port International on the Hong Kong Exchange has been completely overshadowed by the commodities financing scam that is rocking the Chinese banking sector, and investors have shown little interest in the Bohai Rim port operator.
21 Feb 2014
Despite fears of an economic slowdown and the Chinese New Year factory shutdown starting earlier this year than in 2013, most of China’s top container ports recorded healthy levels of throughput growth last month, according to the latest figures from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
Container terminal, Qingdao, China.
22 Dec 2013
Container ports in northern China are continuing to see far stronger growth than those further south as the economy moves away from its reliance on export-led expansion.
04 Aug 2013
SHANGHAI, China — The global economy is improving and shipping demand is growing gradually, but neither is occurring rapidly enough to ease the overcapacity ocean carriers face, according to a senior executive with the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
27 Mar 2013
Busan Port Authority’s port committee has elected Jong-su Park as its 10th port chairman.
28 Feb 2013
Global port throughput, January-December 2011 vs. January-December 2012In millions of TEUs
29 Jun 2011
Neptune Orient Lines opened its new terminal at the Port of Qingdao on Wednesday with the arrival of the APL Dubai.