- 1 Where do the cruise ships dock in Shanghai?
- 2 How far is Shanghai airport from cruise terminal?
- 3 Is there a port in Shanghai?
- 4 Where does the cruise ships dock?
- 5 How many cruise ships are there in operation?
- 6 Why is Shanghai port so important?
- 7 Is there a sea in Shanghai?
- 8 Can you stay on cruise ship at port?
- 9 Can you get off a cruise ship without an excursion?
- 10 Can you get off the boat on a cruise?
Where do the cruise ships dock in Shanghai?
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Port Cruise Terminal is located at Waigaoqiao in Pudong New Area in Shanghai. Waigaoqiao Port Cruise Terminal lies about 15 km southeast to Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, 30km from downtown Shanghai.
How far is Shanghai airport from cruise terminal?
The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and International Cruise Terminal Station is 32 km. The road distance is 44.8 km.
Is there a port in Shanghai?
The Port of Shanghai is the busiest port in the world in terms of cargo tonnage and comprises a deepsea port and a river port. Located in Shanghai, China, the port covers an area of 3,619.6km² at the mouth of the Yangtze River. It is situated in the middle of the 18,000km-long Chinese coastline.
Where does the cruise ships dock?
Most cruise ships dock at Heritage Quay or the Nevis Pier, or if both are occupied, the commercial pier at Deepwater Harbour.
How many cruise ships are there in operation?
As of December 2018, there were 314 cruise ships operating worldwide, with a combined capacity of 537,000 passengers. Cruising has become a major part of the tourism industry, with an estimated market of $29.4 billion per year, and over 19 million passengers carried worldwide annually as of 2011.
Why is Shanghai port so important?
The port is linked with the Yangtse River, reaching into multiple provinces of China. Thanks to the extensive access to Chinese seas and the oceans of the world, the port has become an important transport hub. It is undoubtedly one of the most important Chinese gateways for foreign trade.
Is there a sea in Shanghai?
The geography of Shanghai is characterised by its location on the Yangtze River Delta on China’s east coast and its proximity to the Pacific Ocean via the East China Sea.
Can you stay on cruise ship at port?
Nope. The choice is totally yours. You can go ashore on a tour, explore the cruise port on your own or stay onboard and relax by the pool, book a (usually discounted on port days) spa treatment or take advantage of other activities on your ship during the day.
Can you get off a cruise ship without an excursion?
But at ports of calls, passengers will not be allowed off the ship unless they join an organised excursion. Normally cruise passengers can freely leave the vessel at each port, or choose between a ship-run excursion or a trip run by a local provider.
Can you get off the boat on a cruise?
The process of getting off a cruise ship, known as debarkation or disembarkation, is unlike checking out of a hotel; you cannot simply leave your cruise ship at any time on the day of departure. However, like at a hotel, you will need to settle up financial matters on the last evening or first thing the next morning.