In April 2016 was signed an agreement between “China Merchants Shekou Holdings” and “Genting Hong Kong” for building a new cruise ship terminal that will make Shenzhen a major international cruise port. China Merchants Group (founded 1872) is a state-owned company focusing on infrastructure and transportation, and also on real estate development and financial services.
The new “Shenzhen Prince Bay Cruise Homeport” (building cost USD 3 billion) was inaugurated on November 13, 2016. The terminal has 2 cruise ship berths, ranking it one of South China’s largest homeports with over 100 ship visits annually.
Shenzhen port’s “Tai Zi Bay Cruise Terminal” is China’s only port capable to berth the world’s largest cruise vessels from the Royal Caribbean’s fleet – the 220,000 GT Oasis class ships.year. The terminal facility has 2 berths for docking 2 vessels at a time. SuperStar Virgo became the first ever cruise vessel homeported at this terminal. From here, the ship operates 4-, 5- and 7-night itineraries to Vietnam and Hainan.
Shenzhen City residents and tourists no longer need to cross to Hong Kong to embark international cruises on roundtrip itineraries visiting Asian ports. The Port Authority contacted other major cruise companies (including RCCL Royal Caribbean and Costa Asia) to launch more roundtrip itineraries out of Shenzhen.
Address & Contact
Address and contact information:
Chinese and Pinyin Name: 深圳迅隆船务有限公司
Place Address (English/Pinyin): Nanhai Road, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen
Website: Shenzhen Prince Bay Cruise Homeport ‘s Website
Place Phone: 400-883-1872