The landmark Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel in Dubai. At 321 m (1,053 ft) it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. The shape of the structure is created to mimic the sail of a ship, and Burj Al Arab is often referred to as "the world's only seven-star hotel".
The Port of Singapore is the world's busiest port in terms of total shipping tonnage. It also transships a fifth of the world's shipping containers, half of the world's annual supply of crude oil, and is the world's busiest transshipment port.
The Port of Shanghai comprises a deep-sea port and a river port. In 2010, the port of Shanghai overtook the port of Singapore to become the world's busiest container port. In 2011 the port of Shanghai set a historic record by handling over 30 million TEUs.
The main maritime gateway to Beijing is Tianjin, the world's fourth largest port by throughput tonnage, and the tenth in container throughput. It covers 121 square kilometers of land surface with over 31.9 km of quay shoreline.