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Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal

Operating 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week, 356 days a year, the Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal (QQCT) is located in Qianwan Harbour on the Qingdao Jiaozhou Bay. This is a natural silt-free, deep-water terminal that doesn’t freeze. QQCT is connected globally by more than 170 container marine lines.


The Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal (QQCT) is located in the Qingdao Economic & Technology Development Zone next to the customs bonded area and only 68 km away from Qingdao city, connected by the Jiaozhou Bay Expressway.

QQCT has outstanding road access with the Jinan-Qingdao Highway, Yantai-Qingdao Highway and 308 National Highway providing access to the burgeoning industrial and agricultural regions of the Shandong Province.

The Tongsan Highway running North-South along the coast, the Qinglan Highway running east to the west and Jiaozhou-Huangdao Railway inside the terminal altogether, QQCT has excellent connections with the hinterland. Furthermore, Jiaozhou Bay Cross-sea Bridge and Jiaozhou Bay Subsea Tunnel have greatly shortened the distance between QQCT and Qingdao downtown.


  • Container berths: 11
  • Berth length: 3,400m
  • Container Yard: 2.25 million m2
  • Draught: 17.5m
  • Super Post Panamax Quay Cranes: 41
  • Rubber tired gantry cranes: 110
  • Advanced Terminal Management System
  • Annual capacity: 9 million TEU

As an international container terminal, QQCT is managed by a blend of experienced international and local managers, and supported by the most modern and advanced equipment and technology. Its world class container handling facility provides efficient and cost-effective service for its customers.


The Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal Co., Limited (QQCT), was established in May 2000. In 2003, the Qingdao Port Authority was restructured to be Qingdao Port Group Co., Ltd. at the start of this century, QQCT now provides all-weather berthing for the world’s largest container ships. It was the largest infrastructure joint-capital project in Shandong Province to date.Today Qingdao Port Group, DP World and APM Terminals (20%) hold a share in the company.