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Qingdao (CNQIN), Qingdao, China


Qingdao (CNQIN), Qingdao, China
Port Administration Office, 6 Gangqing Road, Qingdao, Shandong 266011, China
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86 532 2822878
350 million (2010)
12 million TEUs

Requirements to ship to the ports

Necessary documents vary by product but may include standard documents such as a bill of lading, invoice, shipping list, customs declaration, insurance policy, and sales contract as well as more specialized documents such as an import quota certificate for general commodities (where applicable), import license (where applicable), inspection certificate issued by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine (AQSIQ) or its local bureau (where applicable), and other safety or quality licenses.

China classifies imports into three categories: prohibited, restricted and permitted. Certain goods (e.g. wastes, toxics) are banned from being imported, while select products in the restricted category require quotas or licenses.

About the port

The port of Qingdao stretched over an area of 9.6 million kilometer square handling general cargo is established as world class cruise home ports. It facilitates import and export across borders with a storage capacity of 55 million tonnes.


Qingdao port with an area of 556 acres allocated for container terminal can support sixth-generation mega-vessels carrying more than 10,000 TEUs. There are 21 berths for containers with maximum water depth of 20 meters making it easy to accommodate the world’s largest container ships.


Before the 17th Century, the Port of Qingdao was little more than a small fishing village. In 1891, the Qing Dynasty began to improve the fortifications at the port, making it a defensive base. After which the Port of Qingdao was established in 1892.


The four areas with their reasonable land and specific functions are jointly contribute to the success of the port of Qingdao. Because of all such factors the container terminal productivity ranks number 1 amongst the international logistics.