World Ports: Dalian, China

Dalian Port lies at the southern tip of the Liaodong Peninsula in Liaoning province and is the northern-most ice-free port in China.

World Ports: Tianjin, China

The Port of Tianjin is the largest port in Northern China and the main maritime gateway to Beijing.

World Ports: Qingdao, China

Qingdao Port is situated near Jiaozhou Bay on the Shandong peninsula, neighbouring the Yellow Sea. It consists of four harbour areas.

World Ports: Ningbo-Zhoushan, China

The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan is the busiest in the world in terms of cargo tonnage, handling 888.96 million tons of cargo in 2015.

World Ports: Fuzhou, China

Fuzhou Port acts as a national traffic hinge and is one of the trial direct routes to Taiwan appointed by China’s Ministry of Communication.

World Ports: Xiamen, China

The Port of Xiamen is an important deep-water port. It is ranked the 8th-largest container port in China and 16th in the world.

World Ports: Shantou, China

Shantou Port is a natural river seaport located on the coastline of east Guangdong Province and is one of the major coastal ports in China.

World Ports: Hong Kong, China

Located by the South China Sea, Hong Kong is a deep-water seaport dominated by trade in containerised manufactured products.

World Ports: Shenzhen, China

We look at the Port of Shenzhen, which is a collective name of a number of ports along parts of the coastline of Shenzhen in Guangdong.

World Ports: Guangzhou, China

Guangzhou Port is the main seaport of Guangzhou city, in Guangdong province. It is the departure point of the Marine Silk Road.