Chinese port container volumes up 15% in H1 2021

In the past half year of 2021 container volume reported at all Chinese ports was 138.18m teus, an increase of 15% year on year.

Chinese port container volumes up 15% in H1 2021

In the past half year of 2021 container volume reported at all Chinese ports was 138.18m teus, an increase of 15% year on year.

 

Meanwhile, cargo throughput was reported at 7.64bn tons, up 13.2%.   In late June, container volume growth rate at eight major Chinese ports increased 10.3% year on year in late June; export container volume increased 12.1% while the domestic volume increased 4.6%.

 

Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports declined 0.9% year-on-year while the international trade cargo throughput dropped 0.8%.

 

Cargo throughput and container volume at the three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, increased 4.4% and 11.2% year-on-year, respectively.

 

In June, the cargo throughput at major coastal Chinese ports dropped 1.5% year-on-year while the container volume at eight major ports increased 5.7%. Among which, the port of Tianjin, Qingdao, Shanghai and Ningbo-Zhoushan all posted a growth rate of over 10%.

 

Source :  Seatrade Maritime News )

 

 

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Port Update:

Due to Typhoon ‘IN-fa’, ports, terminals and container yards in Shanghai and Ningbo are closed on July 25 and July 26. Operation is expected to resume in late of July 26 or July 27.

Expect vessel schedules for sea shipment and flights for air shipment will be seriously impacted and delayed.