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Shenzhen aiming for 33m TEU container throughput by 2025

PostTime:2022-03-08 08:16:14 View:355

CHINA's southern port of Shenzhen is targeting 33 million TEU container throughput by 2025. Shenzhen will prioritise the container transportation service development at the port areas of Yantian, Nanshan and Dachan Bay. It will also promote container terminal facility expansion including the projects at east port area of Yantian port, the second phase container terminal pre-project of Dachan Bay and the shipping channel project at west port area of Shenzhen, reports Colchester's Seatrade Maritime News. Futhermore, It will strengthen LNG services ability at its port area, aiming to have 16 million tonnes LNG receiving capacity by the year of 2025. Shenzhen is going to integrate its LNG transportation resources and form local LNG carrier fleet to meet the demands from both international and domestic LNG transportation, as well as the LNG bunkering market. Last year, Shenzhen posted a container volume 28.77 million TEU, an increase of 8.36 per cent year on year, setting a new record.

Carriers divert from Covid-stricken Shenzhen's Yantian terminal

PostTime:2021-06-09 08:20:47 View:536

MORE carriers have diverted ships from Shenzhen's Yantian terminal as labour shortages become more acute after an outbreak of Covid infections, reports IHS Media. Japanese-owned, but Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) said it would skip 13 Yantian calls on transpacific, Europe and intra-Asia services up to June 13, including two vessels that would divert to Nansha. French shipping giant CMA CGM said in an advisory it would omit Yantian on 13 sailings through June 17, five of which would be diverted to Shekou and three will call at Nansha instead. Although Geneva-based MSC said in a client note that it "will also be omitting a number of calls at the Yantian port to minimise impact on our vessel schedules." Maersk is warning that the partial closing of one of the largest global container ports due to a Covid outbreak was "getting worse," with delays now expected to stretch to two weeks, as the container line and others skip calls or dock at other ports. The longer it takes the Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) to open its western berth and ramp up port performance, which has been crippled by labour shortage. This stands to have a bigger negative impact on transpacific on-time vessel performance, which was at 22.2 per cent to the US west coast in April, according to Sea-Intelligence Maritime Analysis. Speaking to a Maersk webinar, Nikhil Palsule, Maersk Asia-Pacific head of cargo, said it was not yet clear when the west terminal at Yantian would reopen, adding that the congestion there is "getting worse before it gets better." The east terminal is operating at around 30 per cent of normal productivity as dock workers remain quarantined or work in smaller teams. The closure of the three-berth west terminal is causing significant disruption with "increased congestion and vessel delays up to 14 days are expected in Yantian port," Maersk said in a customer advisory. That came as Chinese health officials reported an increase in the number of Covid infections, with around 50 reported for the week to Wednesday, mainly in the Yantian district. Shekou Container Terminal said laden export containers at the three ports in the area - Shekou and Chiwan - would only be accepted up to three days before vessel departure from June 6 to June 13, compared with five days previously. Yantian has imposed a similar three-day cutoff for laden export containers during the same period.  

Shenzhen port terminals face severe congestion, partly due to Covid cases

PostTime:2021-06-01 08:18:01 View:548

MAJOR terminals at the Port of Shenzhen in China are facing congestion, according to Ocean Network Express (ONE) announcement. According to ONE's update, the congestion at the Port of Shenzhen is evolving with the port's Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) operating at a very high yard density. Additionally, several Covid-19 cases were reported earlier last week, and the local authorities have tightened the sanitary and quarantine measures around the area. This is the reason that Hapag-Lloyd has decided to temporarily change the Far East Loop 2/3/4 from calling Yantian to Nansha Container Terminal for the following sailings: Far East Loop 2 (FE2): voyage 015W Al Zubara, voyage 013W MOL Treasure and Far East Loop 3 (FE3): voyage 001W HMM Raon. "At present, the operations at YICT are disrupted due to Covid-19 implications," pointed out the German carrier, which said that the voyage details for the consecutive weeks will be announced in due course, reports Container News. The western area of YICT has remained in suspension of operation whereas overall terminal operation productivity has been adversely impacted, noted ONE which added that terminal congestion and vessel berthing delays are anticipated in the coming week. With the latest update from terminals, there are suspension and adjustment to their export laden gate-in operation at YICT, Shekou Container Terminal (SCT) and Chiwan Container Terminal (CCT). With the berth congestion and delay, ONE said it is exploring various possibilities, including vessel and cargo diversion to adjacent ports, in order to facilitate the movement of its cargo.

Shenzhen Gas orders 1+1 LNG carriers at Hudong Zhonghua

PostTime:2021-03-31 08:24:32 View:647

Chinese gas supplier Shenzhen Gas has signed a contract with Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding for one firm and one option LNG newbuildings. Katherine Si | Mar 30, 2021 The 79,960 cu m vessel is the largest river-sea combined type of LNG carrier developed by Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding, which will be in 239 meters length and 36.6 metres width. Zhang Xiaodong, president of Shenzhen Gas said that the construction of new LNG carriers could help the company to ensure LNG supply and storage. Related: Shenzhen Gas orders LNG carrier at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding It is the first time that a Chinese gas company has independently ordered new LNG carriers.

GAC opens office in Shenzhen to handle rising demand in South China

PostTime:2021-03-16 08:21:05 View:545

UNITED Arab Emirates-based Gulf Agency Company (GAC) has opened a new office in Shenzhen. Having its own non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) licence and ship agency licence, GAC Shenzhen will handle the group's shipping and logistics operations in South China. GAC Shenzhen's coverage extends to the international airports in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, as well as the main logistics seaports including Yantian, Shekou, Chiwan, Huangpu, Nansha, Zhongshan, Foshan, Jiangmen, Guangxi, Shantou, Zhanjiang, Zhuhai, Haikou, Sanya, Macau and more. "Customers can enjoy greater convenience and more cost-efficient services with GAC Hong Kong acting as a single contact point for access to all ports in South China through our office in Shenzhen," said GAC Hong Kong/Shenzhen managing director Maria Lam. GAC Hong Kong was set up as the GAC Group's first operation in Asia in 1974. Ms Lam expressed optimism that the Shenzhen office will fortify GAC's presence in South China, in particular, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. "Besides its role in the Belt and Road Initiative, the Greater Bay Area is one of China's key maritime, aviation and logistics hubs today. As a leading shipping and logistics service provider with an established foothold in Hong Kong and South China, GAC is well placed to tap into the multitude of opportunities that the region presents."    

GAC opens new office in Shenzhen

PostTime:2021-03-11 08:23:29 View:526

Shipping agency and logistics provider GAC has set up a new office in Shenzhen, South China. Marcus Hand | Mar 10, 2021 With both a ship agency and NVOCC license GAC Shenzhen will handle the company’s business in the South China region. GAC’s coverage includes the ports of Yantian, Shekou, Chiwan, Huangpu, Nansha, Zhongshan, Foshan, Jiangmen, Guangxi, Shantou, Zhanjiang, Zhuhai, Haikou, Sanya, and Macau, as well as Shenzhen and Guangzhou international airports. Related: GAC opens new office in Hamburg “Customers can enjoy greater convenience and more cost-efficient services with GAC Hong Kong acting as a single contact point for access to all ports in South China through our office in Shenzhen,” said Maria Lam, Managing Director of GAC Hong Kong and GAC Shenzhen. GAC expects good growth from the Greater Bay Area in South China. “Besides its role in the Belt and Road Initiative, the Greater Bay Area is one of China’s key maritime, aviation and logistics hubs today. As a leading shipping and logistics services provider with an established foothold in Hong Kong and South China, GAC is well placed to tap into the multitude of opportunities that the region presents,” she said.

Shenzhen Gas orders LNG carrier at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

PostTime:2021-03-08 08:40:00 View:601

Shenzhen Gas has ordered an LNG carrier at CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding as it expands its business in the sector. Katherine Si | Mar 05, 2021 Shenzhen Gas will establish a single ship company in Hong Kong via its Hong Kong subsidiary to purchase a new 79,960 cu m LNG carrier at a cost of $121m. A third party ship manager will be hired to operate the vessel upon delivery. The vessel will have an annual transportation capacity of 700,000 tons of LNG. Related: Panama Canal sees record LNG transits and tonnage Shenzhen Gas said it aimed promote the integration of its upstream and downstream of LNG businesses, acquire its own LNG carriers and establish a self-controlled LNG transportation system, during the 14th five-year period. The company expects LNG carrier investment to generate stable returns given the the increasing demand for LNG.

Shenzhen's DaChan Bay inaugurates upgraded Chu Lai Express

PostTime:2021-01-29 09:39:09 View:553

THE Singapore-flagged 1,147-TEU Asiatic Neptune has inaugurated the upgraded Intra Asia Service-Chu Lai Express Service (CLX) calling at Shenzhen's DaChan Bay Terminals. As the last port of call in China, the Asiatic Neptune sails for Vietnam after loading and discharging. CLX is operated by the Gold Star Line, calling DaChan Bay Terminals from August 2020. The new CLX is an unique service with super short transit time for the export cargo from south China to Vietnam-Chu Lai (one day), Da Nang (two days) and Haiphong (four days). CLX offers fast transit times and more choices for shippers between Vietnam and China. This service further enriches DaChan Bay Terminals' intra-Asia export coverage, said the port operator, Modern Terminals. The CLX service calls DaChan Bay Terminals every Monday with a port rotation of Shanghai, DaChan Bay, Chu Lai, Da Nang, Haiphong, Yantian and back to Shanghai. DaChan Bay Terminals (DaChan Bay) is situated in the West Shenzhen Port area. It is the newest international container terminal serving the Pan-Pearl River Delta cargo catchment areas. It is also an important vehicle import port in South China. DaChan Bay covers an area of 112 hectares with five berths along its quay of 1,830 metres long and 600 metres wide. Its water depth alongside is -16.3 metres and will eventually be dredged to 18 metres, allowing DaChanBay to accommodate the world's largest container vessels and ro-ro vessels.

Shenzhen's Huawei and ZTE set to be shut out of India's 5G network trials

PostTime:2020-08-18 09:21:44 View:586

CHINA's Huawei and ZTE are set to be kept out of India's plans to roll out its 5G networks as relations between the two countries hit a four decade low following deadly border clashes, reported Bloomberg. India will apply investment rules amended on July 23 that cite national security concerns to restrict bidders from nations it shares land borders with, sources familiar with the issue said, asking not to be identified. The Indian Ministry of Communications will restart pending discussions on approvals for 5G trials by private companies including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio Infocomm, and Vodafone Idea that were delayed by the nationwide lockdown, they said. The process to auction 5G may spill into next year, according to the officials. A decision on the ban is expected to be announced in a week or two after approval from the prime minister's office, they said.  

Shenzhen offers US$58.6m in subsidies to help local shipping industry

PostTime:2020-03-05 09:18:23 View:684

SHENZHEN Municipal Transport Bureau has offered total subsidies of CNY410 million (US$58.6 million) to support the local shipping industry get through challenges brought by the outbreak of coronavirus. The subsidies are offered to around 100 companies in the ports and shipping supply chain. The government hopes the fund would ease cash flow pressure for the companies, reports Singapore's Splash 247. Last week, China Shipowners' Association called the government for a series of support as the country's shipping and logistics supply chain struggles to cope amid the outbreak of coronavirus. Shenzhen Port is the fourth largest container port in the world handling 25.77 million TEU last year.

Shenzhen's DaChan Bay docks OOCL's Japan-Indon Service KTX3

PostTime:2020-02-28 10:15:15 View:635

SHENZHEN's DaChan Bay Terminals has docked the 4,578-TEU OOCL Guangzhou at the commencement of the Japan Indonesia Service KTX3 calling at DaChan Bay on its south bound routing. "The inclusion of DaChan Bay in the KTX3 service provides more choice to shippers. We are glad to work with our long-term partner OOCL on this service as they share the same commitment with us to providing professional, customer-focused and efficient logistics services." said DaChan Bay Terminals managing director Brian Yeung. The KTX3 service is operated by Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), now as Cosco unit, with four panamax vessels. The KTX3 service calls DaChan Bay Terminals every Tuesday on its south bound routing with a port rotation of Tokyo, Nagoya, Yokkaichi, Kobe, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, DaChan Bay, Singapore and Jakarta.  

Shenzhen DaChan Bay Terminals equips all box ship berths with shoreside power

PostTime:2019-12-13 08:06:05 View:773

DACHAN Bay Terminals has become the first container terminal operator in South China to provide shoreside power at all of its berths now that the second phase of its shoreside power installation project has been officially approved. The acceptance meeting was attended by representatives from the Transportation Bureau of Shenzhen Municipal, Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Ecology and Environment, Development and Reform Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Transportation Bureau of Bao'an District, Ecology and Environment Bureau of Bao'an district, Development and Reform Bureau of Bao'an district. Port and Shipping Administration of Transportation Bureau of Shenzhen Municipal Dong Yanze director said: "The shore power project has the full support of Shenzhen government and we look forward to the participation of other terminals and relevant stakeholders in the development of the 'Green Port' in Shenzhen, and vessels switch to shore power while berthing." During a trial period, a total of three ships deployed shore power for ten hours. All data collected were satisfactory, reflecting the stability, reliability and high safety standard of DaChan Bay Terminals' shore power system. In order to encourage shipping lines to deploy shore power while berthing in Shenzhen, the Transportation Bureau of Shenzhen municipal has launched an incentive scheme. Details can be found at: {非本站网址}/zfgb/2018/gb1068/201809/t20180903_14059441.htm. DaChan Bay Terminals is a business unit of Modern Terminals Ltd. The core principles of Modern Terminals' sustainability policy align with the company mission, vision, strategies, brand promises and culture values.