Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal Limited (QQCT), a joint venture,
was founded in July 2000 by Qingdao Port Authority (reformed into Qingdao Port
(Group) CO., LTD. In 2003)and P&O Ports(taken over by Dubai Ports World in
2006), QPC (former QPA) and P&O, the founder partners, expanded QQCT with
the joining of COSCO and APM Terminals in July 2003. The total investment of
newly-expanded QQCT is US$ 887 millions, which is so far the largest of its
kind in Shandong Province in infrastructure investment.
QQCT operates 11 container berths, which can accommodate six-generation
mega-vessels of over 10,000 TEUs. The terminal CY area occupies 2.25 million
square meters, enjoying the minimum depth draft water of up to -17.5 meter.
QQCT, one of the largest terminal operators in the world, has the total berth
length of 3,400m and the designed container throughput is 6.5 million TEUs.
QQCT, located at the west bank of Pacific Ocean, is the most convenient and
economical international transportation hub and access for cargo from Shandong
Province and along Yellow River Delta Area. At present, there are nearly 1500
employees, among them 587 are with education background of junior college in
QQCT; Equipped with 37 Super-Post Panamax Container Gantry Cranes and 101
Rubber Tyred Gantries connected with the most advanced the terminal management
system SPARCS/TMS with Radio Data Terminal, the company can realize the
accurate, timely and efficient planning management and provide for the
customers efficient load/unloading, storage, transfer, refrigeration and
QQCT is establishing a safe, highly efficient, strong port, and have already
explored a successful way by proceeding from reality in everything, integrating
the Qingdao Port good tradition and the world advanced concept. Under the
positive and harmonious atmosphere, Zhenchao spirit known all around the world,
Zhenchao Efficiency creating record once again, the company is strengthening
the entire quality management, earns good return for the stakeholder, container
terminal business has entered the regional international shipping centre.