China 05.49 (Asia/Shanghai)
Qingdao, in China’s eastern Shandong province, is a port city of skyscrapers, parks and beaches bordering the Yellow Sea. It's known for its beer, a legacy of the German occupation (1897-1914). The Tsingtao Beer Museum celebrates the namesake brewery, founded here by Germans in 1903, and the Qingdao International Beer Festival is major event. There's also German-style architecture in the old city center.
Map showing the location of Qingdao

About The Port

The world's seventh largest port and China's second largest foreign trade port. Split into three port areas: Old Port, Huangdao Oil Port and Qianwan New Port. 37 n.m. SW is also the new deep water port of Dong Jia Kou which falls under Qingdao's jurisdiction. Qingdao Qianwan United Container Terminal, the world's largest container terminal, handles the latest 18,000 TEU container vessels. Huangdao Oil Terminal handles crude oil carriers up to 400,000 d.w.t. Qianwan handles bulk carriers up to 300,000 d.w.t.

In Jian Zhou Bay (Jian Zhou Wan) SW of Qingdao city, 296 n.m. north of Shanghai.

Provided by Shipping Guides Ltd