Field Trip

All visits subject to final written confirmation of host approvals. In all five previous DANA industrial tours, we have been able to confirm all visits to port/mill types initially advertised.

Field Trip No.1
Wednesday18 March Tour starts lobby of Shanghai Hotel 7.00am 
Bus to Yangtze River Basin to visit; plywood/sawmill and new China National Forest Group Port complex at Xinminzhou, major wood panel mills/flooring plants, mills processing imported plantation Eucalyptus logs
Thursday19 March Visit the imported woodchip yard of as major pulp mill and possibly other parts of the mill
Visit Taichan Port - to see imported logs from several countries and especially to see huge new number of Russian supply sources of softwood lumber into China
If time permits, visit a Port-side Sawmill
3:45pmDrive back to Shanghai and arrive at Hongqiao Airport
4.00pm2 day field trip finishes Hongqiao Airport

Field Trip No.2
Thursday19 March 
4:15pm2 day North China field trip starts at Hongqiao Airport
Flight MU5517; 5:45pm - 10:35pm (Hongqiao-Harbin)
Stay Harbin Hotel - close to railway station
Friday 20 MarchTrain D8501; 5:28am - 7:58am (Harbin-Suifenhe)
Visit train transfer yard for logs and lumber, China National Forest Group wood processing complex, and other wood processing complexes in Suifenhe on Russia/China border 
these to include smaller independent operators, and other big complexes
Stay Suifenhe Hotel
Saturday21 MarchSaturday morning; additional wood processing/add value wood processing visits at Suifenhe 
Saturday afternoon; train and flight to Harbin/Shanghai
Train D8520; 3.12pm - 6.16pm
Flight ZH 5052; 9.05pm - 12.35am
Sunday22 MarchTour terminates at 12.35am at Pudong Airport