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Shanghai records 5.3% higher box volumes in Jan

Author: Posttime:2015-02-11 09:22:23

Shanghai, the world’s busiest container port, has posted higher box throughput in January this year compared to the same period of the previous year, according to Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).

Last month’s volumes were recorded at 3.16m teu, up 5.3% compared to 3m teu seen in January 2014, data from SIPG showed.
In 2014, the Chinese port took the crown as the world’s busiest container port for the fifth consecutive year with an annual throughput of 35.29m teu, up 4.5% from 33.77m teu in 2013.
Shanghai port, which includes Waigaoqiao port, Yangshan port and Wusong port, handles more than 50,000 ships each year.
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