File photo: The Maersk Cape Verde container liner is ready to leave Dapukou terminal after being loaded with 4,196 TEUs on Oct 4 in 2021. [Photo/WeChat account: china-zjftz]
The fifth berth at the Dapukou container terminal on Jintang Island in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province is expected to be put into service by the end of this year.
The berth's road and storage yard project will be completed soon, and the project includes a 350,000-square-meter storage yard and 55,000 square meters of road surface.
It is an important supporting facility of the fifth berth and will help expand production capacity and alleviate pressure on the harbor basin.
The Dapukou terminal has a coastline of 1,774 meters and harbors two berths and 20 international routes to Russia and West Africa.
Dapukou terminal currently has two berths and 16 routes reaching Russia and West Africa. It has also been expanding its business.
One 100,000-ton berth, two 70,000-ton berths, and three approach bridges are currently under construction at the terminal.
In the future, Jintang port area will have five container terminals and some of the containers delivered along the Russian and African routes at Ningbo port area will be handled in Jintang port area.