Guangzhou: Guangzhou officials have outlined a whopping $2.02bn of port upgrades to the city’s myriad terminals including details of a brand new cruise terminal.
The cruise terminal project is to be located in the fast developing port complex of Nansha, 54km south of downtown Guangzhou and will occupy an area of 134,700 sq m and a quay length of 790 m, comprising of one 100,000-tonne and one 250,000-tonne cruise ship berths. RMB2bn has been earmarked for the project.
Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, will have plenty of neighbouring cruise terminals by the time it completes its own, with Shenzhen and Hong Kong both building big new facilities. [03/10/12]