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Ningbo-Zhoushan container volume surpasses 20m teu

PostTime:2022-07-28 08:44:49 View:27

Container volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan port has exceeded 20m teu in less than seven months this year, 22 days ahead of last year’s record date to hit the same level of handling. Katherine Si | Jul 27, 2022 Acting as the busiest hub port, Ningbo-Zhoushan port strengthened collaboration with shipping companies, newly opened up shipping services and reinforced empty containers supply this year, which had provided solid logistics support for Yangtze economic belt and Yangtze delta regions, said Zhejiang Haigang Group, operator of Ningbo-Zhoushan port. Ningbo-Zhoushan port currently has a record high number of services totalling 300 calling at it. Related: Promoting opportunities and cooperation in Ningbo Landbridge connections are also paying dividens and sea-rail container volume was 854,000 teu as of late July, an increase of 31.7% year-on-year.  Early this week, China Merchants Port announced its non-public issuing of stocks towards Zhejiang Haigang Group submitted in 2021 had been approved by China Securities Regulatory Commission, and Zhejiang Haigang will become a major shareholder of China Merchants Port.  Related: Ningbo-Zhoushan port expands footprint in Dubai The capital partnership between the two parties will be conducive to China Merchants Port’s development in Yangtze river delta regions and promote ports development and market expansion of Zhejiang Haigang Group. 

Ningbo-Zhoushan hits record volume despite Shanghai lockdown

PostTime:2022-05-19 09:20:43 View:179

IN April, Ningbo-Zhoushan port posted a container throughput that increased 10 per cent year on year to over three million TEU, a new high for a single month, reports Colchester's Seatrade Maritime News. The port maintained smooth operation for container truck transport with new services, freight places, and new empty containers to relieve the logistics pressure in the Yangtze River delta region. Meanwhile, the Shanghai port saw a 25 per cent drop in volumes during April as it faced logistical challenges due to the lockdown. The direct rail to port service from Ningbo-Zhoushan grew 32.3 per cent to 135,000 TEU of sea-rail container volumes in April.

Ningbo-Zhoushan adds container berths to ease volume pressure

PostTime:2022-01-26 09:06:09 View:408

Two additional container berths at Ningbo-Zhoushan port have been opened temporarily for international vessels to ease the pressure on container cargo handling. Katherine Si | Jan 25, 2022 Approved by the Chinese Ministry of Transport and local port authority, Ningbo-Zhoushan port commenced operation of two container berths at its Chuanshan port area and Meishan port area. The berth at Chuanshang port area, a 70,000 tonne-class container berth, is able to handle the container vessels up to 150,000 tonne-class; the other berth at Meishan port area is a 150,000 tonne-class container berth which could accommodate 200,000 tonnes-class containerships. Related: Congested Yantian port cuts export container receiving window The operation of these two berths is expected to add 1m teu container throughput to Ningbo-Zhoushan port per year, and aimed at improving large-size containership handling capacity of Ningbo-Zhoushan port, and the port’s service capacity for international container trading business.  Pressure has been building on Chinese ports ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays at the start of February. Last week Yantian cut the window for receieving export boxes to four days in an effort to reduce yard congestion. Chuanshan port area and Meishan port area are the two major container handling port areas of Ningbo-Zhoushan port, which posted a container volume of 10.87m teu and 6.68m teu last year, accounting for 35% and 21% of Ningbo-Zhoushan port’s annual container throughput, respectively. 

Ningbo-Zhoushan port says supply chain stable in Covid-19 outbreak

PostTime:2022-01-07 08:21:32 View:486

Since the first Covid-19 case was confirmed on 1 January, Ningbo-Zhoushan port says it has provided stable supply chain services at its port area. Katherine Si | Jan 06, 2022 From 1 January to noon-time 5 January, Ningbo-Zhoushan port posted a container throughput of 450,800 teu, which was consistent with the number in the same period of last year.  “Container load and discharge operations remain normal in the three terminals near the epidemic area of Beilun district”, and “vessel call and departure also remains normal so far,” Maersk said in a customer advisory. Related: Ningbo-Zhoushan Port operations stable amid Covid-19 outbreak The port has issued over 10,000 passes for truck drivers during 1-5 January, the qualified container truck drivers having green health code of Covid-19 will be added into the “white list” and could enter into the port areas normally.  Additionally, Ningbo-Zhoushan port has strengthened the sea-rail transportation and deployed more barges to improve transit capacity between different port areas with having to pass through quarantine areas.  As of Tuesday evening 26 locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 had been found in the Beilun area according to a report from Xinhua. The district has seen two rounds of mass testing since 1 January. China is operating a “zero-covid” policy with whole cities being placed in strict lockdowns, and stoking fears in the shipping community of last year closure of much of Yantian port for a three-week period due to an outbreak in the port.

Container volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan port exceeds 2020 total

PostTime:2021-12-01 08:25:36 View:557

Container volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan port, Zhejiang province, has exceeded 28.73m teu, surpassing the total volume of the port posted last year. Katherine Si | Nov 30, 2021 During the first ten months of this year, the total export and import volume of China increased 22.2% year-on-year, among which, the export and import volume of Zhejiang province accounted for 10% of the national volume.  Ningbo-Zhoushan port enhances its shipping service network and is operating 287 shipping services this year, 27 services more comparing with the number in 2020, hitting a record high.  Related: Ningbo Meishan terminal reopens following Covid lockdown The port is continuing to upgrade its independently developed container terminal operating system and promote paperless innovation for smart port construction.

Ningbo-Zhoushan port throughput exceeds 1bn tons

PostTime:2021-11-12 08:24:03 View:661

China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan port posted a cargo throughput of 1.028bn tons for the period of January-October this year, an increase of 4% year on year. Katherine Si | Nov 11, 2021 It is the fifth consecutive year of Ningbo-Zhoushan port posting over 1bn tons cargo volume since the first time in 2017. Container volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan port was 26.72m teu for the first ten months of this year, an increase of 11% year on year. Related: Record high container volume at Shanghai port in August As the end of October, Ningbo-Zhoushan port was served by 285 shipping services, hitting a new record high.  The iron ore, coal, liquid oil and chemical products and grain loading and unloading volume, as well as automobile transportation, also maintained stable operation during January and October, according to the port.  

Major Chinese container ports volume up 3.8% in early Sept Photo: Ningbo - Zhoushan

PostTime:2021-09-26 08:00:16 View:577

Container volume at eight major Chinese ports up 3.8% year on year in early September, according to the statistics released by China Ports and Harbors Association. Katherine Si | Sep 23, 2021 Export container volume increased 5.7% while the domestic volume declined 1.8% in early September. Among which, export container volume growth rate of Ningbo Zhoushan port and Guangzhou port exceeded 10%. Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports dropped 4% year on year while international trade cargo throughput also declined 6.4%. Related: Container volume at eight major Chinese ports up 2.7% for mid-August Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports fell further and posted a decline of 21.4% year on year.  Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports declined 2.7% while port inventory increased 14.8%. In early September, cargo throughput and container volume at three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, declined 5.6% and 10.9% respectively. 

China shuts Meishan terminal at Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan

PostTime:2021-09-08 08:07:04 View:708

CHINA has again partly shut the world's third-busiest container port after a worker became infected with Covid, reports Bloomberg. All inbound and outbound container services at Meishan terminal in Ningbo-Zhoushan port were halted until further notice due to a "system disruption," according to a statement from the port. An employee tested positive for coronavirus, the eastern Chinese city's government said. The closed terminal accounts for about 25 per cent container cargo through the port, calculates security consultant GardaWorld, which said "the suspension could severely impact cargo handling and shipping." Germany's Hapag-Lloyd AG said there will be a delay in sailings.  

Ningbo Zhoushan box volume tops 20m teu

PostTime:2021-08-19 09:18:13 View:543

China’s Ningbo Zhoushan port posted a container handling volume of over 20m teu year to date, reaching the milestone one month earlier than last year. Katherine Si | Aug 18, 2021 Ningbo Zhoushan first passed 20m teu container throughput in a year in December 2015. It is a breakthrough for the port to handle 20m teu container volume in August, a new record. Last year, Ningbo Zhoushan port posted a container volume of 28.72m teu, making it to be the world’s third busiest container port. Related: Vessels work around closed Ningbo Meishan terminal Ningbo Zhoushan port currently operates 278 shipping routes.

Chinese port container volumes up 15% in H1 Photo: Ningbo - Zhoushan

PostTime:2021-07-22 08:46:44 View:537

In the past half year of 2021 container volume reported at all Chinese ports was 138.18m teu, an increase of 15% year on year. Katherine Si | Jul 21, 2021 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%. Related: Container volume at major Chinese ports up 2.3% in early June Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports declined 0.9% year-on-year while the international trade cargo throughput dropped 0.8%. Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports dropped 4.9% year-on-year while metal ore shipments dropped 6.4%. 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%.    

Ningbo Zhoushan January volume up 14.5pc to 2.88 million TEU

PostTime:2021-02-17 19:28:07 View:588

THE Port of Ningbo Zhoushan in Zhejiang province, has posted a 14.5 per cent increase in year-on-year January container volume to 2.88 million TEU. The port has newly opened one near-sea shipping route, increasing its total number of shipping routes to 261. The port handled more than 1.17 billion tonnes of cargo in 2020, up over four per cent year on year and ranking first in the world for a 12th straight year, according to the Ministry of Transport. The port's container throughput hit 28.72 million TEU last year, up over four per cent year on year and ranking third globally.  

PIL links Ningbo-Zhoushan with West Africa

PostTime:2020-12-11 08:24:01 View:633

The port of Ningbo-Zhoushan port has new connection to West Africa with a service by Pacific International Lines (PIL). Katherine Si | Dec 10, 2020 The new service calls at Dapukou terminal, located at Jintang port area of Ningbo-Zhoushan port. The containership, Kota Singa owned by Pacific International Lines, has been deployed on the maiden voyage of the new service. Related: New sea-rail connection between Jiangxi and Ningbo - Zhoushan Currently, Dapukou container terminal serves 14 shipping routes operating as part of the Road and Belt Initiative.