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China Daily (Canada) - - SHANGHAI -

the size of Shang­hai Pudong In­ter­na­tional Air­port's new Ter­mi­nal 3

near­est deep-wa­ter port to Shang­hai. The port has con­stantly been ex­pand­ing to cope with the in­creas­ing vol­ume of goods since com­menc­ing op­er­a­tions in late 2005.

In the con­text of the cruise in­dus­try, the Port of Shang­hai is ex­pected to be­come one of the largest cruise ports in the Asia Pa­cific re­gion by 2020. Au­thor­i­ties also aim to make the fa­cil­ity the home port to be­tween 12 and 15 cruises, with an­nual tourist vis­i­tor num­bers be­tween 1.5 to 2 mil­lion.

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