Even though our Ningbo office is a new member to the group, the time span of her is in terms of number of months. However, the sales team in this office is emerging from a very strong background in local Ningbo market. The individual member is carrying tons of experience in logistics services no matter it is in sea freight, air freight, land transportation, train service, warehouse, trucking, cargo insurance and customs clearance in both import and export. The operation and customer service team is experienced and energetic. This office looks after customers not only in Ningbo but also Zhejiang Province, Anhui Province and Jiangsu Province.
Sea Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan
The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan is a Chinese port that is the busiest in the world in terms of cargo tonnage, it handled 888.96 million tons cargoes in 2015, and keep ranking first of all the cargo ports around the world. The port is located in Ningboand Zhoushan, on the coast of the East China Sea, in Zhejiang province south of Hangzhou Bay, across which it faces Jiaxing and Shanghai.
The port is at the crossroads of the north-south inland and coastal shipping route, including canals to the important inland waterway to interior China, the Yangtze River, to the north. The port comprises several ports which are Beilun (seaport), Zhenhai(estuary port), and old Ningbo harbor (inland river port).
The operator of the port, Ningbo Zhoushan Port Co., Ltd. (NZP), is a listed company, but it is 76.31% owned by state-owned Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group Co., Ltd., as of 30 June 2017.
Ningbo Port was established in 738 during China's ancient history. During the Tang Dynasty (618-907), it was known as one of the three major seaports for foreign trade under the name "Mingzhou", along with Yangzhou and Guangzhou.
In the Song Dynasty, it became one of the three major port cities for foreign trade together with Guangzhou and Quanzhou. It was designated as one of the "Five Treaty Ports" along with Guangzhou, Xiamen, Fuzhou and Shanghai after the 1842 Treaty of Nanking ending the First Opium War.
The Port of Ningbo was merged with the neighbouring Port of Zhoushan in 2006 to form a combined cargo-handling centre. The combined Ningbo-Zhoushan Port handled a total cargo volume of 744,000,000 metric tons of cargo in 2012, making it the largest port in the world in terms of cargo tonnage, surpassing the Port of Shanghai for the first time.
Ningbo Lishe International Airport
Ningbo Lishe International Airport (IATA: NGB, ICAO: ZSNB) is the principal airport serving Ningbo, a major city in the Yangtze River Delta region and the second largest city in Zhejiang Province, China.
In 2013, the airport handled 5.4 million passengers, ranking 36th in China. It was the 29th busiest airport in China in cargo traffic in 2012.
Ningbo's first airport was opened for civil service on 16 November 1984 when a CAAC Antonov AN-24 aircraft landed at the military Ningbo Zhuangqiao Airport.
In 1985, the Central Government of China approved the construction of Ningbo Lishe Airport. On 30 June 1990, it opened for service and became the first civil-only airport in Zhejiang. The construction cost was RMB 126 million.
In July 1992, the airport opened for international service. The first international service was opened to Hong Kong later the same year. In November 1998, service to Macau with onward code-share connection to Taipei and Kaohsiung started. International cargo flights started by the end of 1998.
In March 1997, Great Wall Airlines established a hub at the facility. The airport has services to 38 domestic destinations in China and international services to Hong Kong, Seoul, and Macau. It is served by 16 airlines.
It was renamed Ningbo Lishe International Airport from Ningbo Lishe Airport on 29 November 2005.