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Ningbo-Zhoushan's development blueprint approved

Article-Ningbo-Zhoushan's development blueprint approved

Ningbo-Zhoushan's development blueprint approved

Ningbo: Ningbo-Zhoushan Port has just obtained regulatory approval for its overall development plan.
By 2010, its cargo throughput is predicted to reach 610 million tons, including containers of 14.5 million TEUs, coal of 80 million tons, iron ore of 150 million tons, petroleum and petroleum products of 133 million tons. The throughput is estimated to rise to 890 million tons by 2020, with containers of 30 million TEUs included.
Notably, the Port of Shanghai, nearby to the north, dealt with 610 million tons of cargos in 2008, including containers of 28 million TEUs.
The new port will be composed of 11 port areas, including Yongjiang, Zhenhai, Beilun, Chuanshan, and Daxie port areas, and each of them will have specific functions. [17/04/09]

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