Shanghai Water Transport

Filed under:Shanghai — posted by HAD on 02/21/2010 @ 11:33 pm

Shanghai is the world’s largest port, in 2008, its total port cargo throughput of 500 million 81.7 million tons. At the same time, which is second only to Singapore, the world’s second largest container port in 2008 annual container throughput of 2,801 million standard.

Shanghai has always been one of China’s largest port city. Starting from Shanghai’s passenger freighter capable of reaching the sea more than 400 ports in the world. As the boat trip is too slow, currently there are four days a group of terminals a fair way to Dalian, the car passenger ferry routes, the remaining long-haul routes along the coast have been suspended.

Was originally located on the Bund Shiliupu pier there was only sent to Nantong, Dinghai and Putuo Mountain and other adjacent areas of the ship classes at 1:00 on December 2, 2005, Shiliupu Terminal 2 building blasting success, walk 140 years time, Shanghai Shiliupu Ferry Terminal, bid farewell to the stage of history, the future, Shiliupu terminal as a water-related tourism centers.

Go to Chongming Island, prior to distinguish embarkation location, away Changxing, Hengsha Island is all Wusong pier embarkation. In addition, Shanghai also go to South Korea’s Inchon, Pusan, Osaka, Japan, Kobe, an international cruise ships, in the Waigaoqiao pier embarkation.

Shanghai in 2005, the total cargo throughput reached 443 million tons, becoming the world’s largest cargo port.

Yangshan deep water port of Shanghai International Shipping Center, December 10, 2005 officially opened in Hong Kong, marking the Shanghai international shipping center toward the goal with great strides.


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image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace