Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan
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The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan is in Zhejiang province, south of Hangzhou Bay in China.
The Port of Ningbo was merged with the neighboring Port of Zhoushan in 2006 to form a combined cargo-handling centre.
The port is situated at the estuary of the Yangtze River, the Qiantangjiang River and the Yongjiang River.
On June 9, 2009, Zhejiang Zhoushan Coal Transfer Wharf, the biggest coal transfer wharf in east China, was officially opened. The Wharf has been constructed and managed by Zhejiang Electric Power Construction.
In 2012 the port handled 98 million tonnes of coal.
In 2015 Ningbo-Zhoushan Port was considered the busiest in the world in terms of cargo tonnage, with a combined throughput of 873 million metric tons.
- Operator: Ningbo-Zhoushan Port Group Co.
- Location: Ningbo & Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, China
- Coal Capacity (Tonnes per year): 98 million
- Status: Operating
- Type: Imports
- Coal source:
Articles and resources
- "Official Opening Port for Zhejiang Zhoushan Coal Transfer Wharf" Zhejian Electric Power Construction Co., June 9, 2011
- "Qinhuangdao Port Global Research," UBS, 15 January 2014
- "Ningbo, Zhoushan ports complete merger," by Zhong Nan (China Daily), 2015-09-30