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), In July 2003, QQCT was expanded with the joining of COSCO and APM Terminals.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 the sixth-generation mega-vessels of over 18,000 TEUs. The terminal CY area occupies 2.25 million square meters, with the minimum draft water depth of up to -17.5 meters. QQCT, one of the largest terminals in the world, has the total berth length of 3,400m.The designed annual 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 2500 employees, among them 984 are with education background of junior college in QQCT; Equipped with 39 Super-Post Panamax Quay Cranes and 106 Rubber Tyred Gantries connected with the most advanced 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 unpacking/packing services.
QQCT is establishing a safe and highly-efficient terminal and have already explored a successful way by proceeding from reality in everything and combining Qingdao Port Group's good tradition with the world advanced concept. Under the positive and harmonious atmosphere, Zhenchao spirit known all around the world and Zhenchao Efficiency creating record once again, QQCT is strengthening the entire quality management, earns good return for its stakeholders