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Port of Qingdao

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Port of Qingdao

The Port of Qingdao is a seaport on the Yellow Sea in the vicinity of Qingdao, Shandong, People's Republic of China. It is one of the ten busiest ports in the world.(7th in 2010 considering total cargo volume according to the Institute of Shipping Economics & Logistics)

Beside including the Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal and the Qingdao Cosport International Container Terminal, located in different areas, Qingdao also has a large terminal for handling iron ore.

In 2011 the Qingdao Port, together with three other Chinese ports in East China's Shandong province, signed a strategic alliance with the largest port of the Republic of Korea (ROK). The alliance is jointly formed by Shandong's Qingdao Port, Port of Yantai, Port of Rizhao, Port of Weihai and the ROK's Port of Busan, aiming to build a shipping and logistics center in Northeast Asia. [1]

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  • Qingdao Port (Group) Ltd. website (Chinese)

Coordinates: 36°05′00″N 120°19′01″E / 36.0833°N 120.317°E / 36.0833; 120.317


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