Ningbo struggles with another Covid-19 outbreak - Splash247As reported by General Office of the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, a few people were tested Covid-19 positive in Beilun as one of Ningbo’s administrative districts. Of the five container terminals in Ningbo, 3 terminals Ningbo Beilun Container Terminal (NBCT), Ningbo Beilun Second Container Terminal (NBSCT), Ningbo Beilun Third Container Terminal (NBTCT) are located near the epidemic area of Beilun district while no positive case is reported in the terminals. The disinfection and quarantine measures has been implemented by local authorities to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We’re closely monitoring the situation and provide you with the most up-to-date information so that together we can keep your supply chain moving.

Key Highlights

  • Container load and discharge operations keep normal in the three terminals near the epidemic area of Beilun district.
  • Container gate-in and gate out operations are permitted only through 5 dedicated channels including 4 highspeed intersections (Beilu, Chaiqiao, Guoju, Chuanshan) and one road between NBCT and NBSCT from 16:00 PM 1st of Jan in the three terminals.
  • Expanded list of impacted empty depots below
  • Ningbo Bluedragon LongXing warehouse operations have been completely suspended until further notice.
  • Ningbo Bluedragon LongFei warehouse operations of cargo inbound and outbound remain open only for vessel calls at Ningbo Beilun Third Container Terminal (NBTCT) and Ningbo Meishan Island International Container Terminal (MSICT).

Terminals

Ningbo Beilun Container Terminal (NBCT)
Ningbo Beilun Second Container Terminal (NBSCT)
Ningbo Beilun Third Container Terminal (NBTCT)

  • Container load and discharge operations keep normal.
  • Container gate-in and gate out operations are permitted only through 5 dedicated channels including 4 highspeed intersections (Beilu, Chaiqiao, Guoju, Chuanshan) and one road between NBCT and NBSCT from 16:00 PM 1st of Jan in the three terminals.

Vessels

Vessel call and departure keeps normal so far.

Empty Containers

We see operations are impacted in the following empty depots with the epidemic situation.

Depot Update
Greating Fortune Yard 3 (珉钧三堆场)
Stop operation
Hongda Yard (宏达国柜堆场)
Stop operation
CIMC Yard 1 (中集一堆场)
Stop operation

Landside Service

Trucking service outside Beilun District of Ningbo is strictly regulated by the epidemic prevention policy and is suspended now. Trucking service providers are in the process of application for the traffic permit with approx. 20% of drivers have been permitted. Zhejiang Provincial Government, local governments and Ningbo port are in search of regulations to mitigate the impact on logistics transportation. Some areas have issued relevant policies to allow trucks from Beilun area to operate under strict control. Maersk Intercontinental rail, Maersk Sea-Rail, and barge service are available as the alternative solutions in the short term.

Warehouse

Ningbo Bluedragon LongXing warehouse operations have been completely suspended until further notice.

Ningbo Bluedragon LongFei warehouse operations of cargo inbound and outbound remain open only for vessel calls at Ningbo Beilun Third Container Terminal (NBTCT) and Ningbo Meishan Island International Container Terminal (MSICT).

Your supply chain is of the utmost concern to us and we will continue to keep you informed of all developments. We thank you for your continued support.

Source: Maersk

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