The 43.5mn TEUs
volume in 2020 represents a small increase on Shanghai Port’s 2019 total
container throughput of 43.3 mn TEUs.
Despite pandemic outbreak, Shanghai port maintained a strong
performance in the past year.
continued Covid-19 outbreak and unstable international trading, Shanghai port maintained a strong performance
in the past year. In July and October 2020, the port reported a container
handling volume of 3.9 mn TEUs and 4.2 mn TEUs, representing a single month
high; Yangshan port area hit a historical record and posted a container
throughput of 20mn TEUs last year
volume for international cargo transhipment at Shanghai port was over 5.3 mn
TEUs last year, an increase of 14% year-on-year. The inland container trading
volume was more than 6 mn TEUs, an increase of 15% year-on-year, hitting a
Shanghai port will
further develop the port eco-system to support its international shipping hub
construction, accelerate the cooperation with Yangtze river delta and improve
the overall competitiveness and influence in the coming days, said Gu Jinshan,
Chairman of Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG).
The Port of
Shanghai is the busiest port in the world in terms of cargo tonnage and
comprises a deepsea port and a river port.
The port is situated in the middle of the 18,000km-long Chinese
Shanghai, China, the port covers an area of 3,619.6km² at the mouth of the
Yangtze River. It is situated in the middle of the 18,000km-long Chinese
coastline. The Shanghai port is considered the world’s fastest-growing economy.
International Port Group (SIPG) is responsible for operating and managing the
public terminals in the port. SIPG handles domestic, national and international
cargo transportation. It is also responsible for maintaining, manufacturing and
leasing containers, as well as building, managing and operating port