The port has just started the construction of the number 9 berth, which is scheduled for completion in 2020.
Meishan container terminal will have 10 container berths with a maximum handling capacity of 10m teu once fully completed.
The first phase project includes five berths which are opened for operation. The remaining five berths of the second phase includes two 200,000 tonne-class and three 150,000 tonne-class deepwater berths with a handling capacity of 4.3m teu.
Currently, China has three 10m teu-class container terminals at Yantian, Qianwan, Qingdao and Chuanshangang.
In 2018, Ningbo-Zhoushan port posted a container throughput of 26m teu in 2018, ranking third globally.
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