World Ports: Shenzhen, China
In our second instalment of major global ports, 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 Province, China. These ports, as a whole, forms one of the busiest and fastest growing container ports in the world.
Shenzhen’s Chiwan basin is located on the Pearl River Delta, the biggest manufacturing centre in the world. It is the gateway of Pan-Pearl River Delta and just 20 nautical miles away from Hong Kong and Macao.
Time Zone: GMT+8
Deadweight Restriction: 140,000mt
Port Position: 22°31'0.00"N, 114°4'0.01"E
Nearest Airport: Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Global Container Port Ranking, 2016: 3rd
Container Shipping Volume, 2016: 23.97 Million TEUs