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Shanghai port container volume hits a new high in January

Photo: SIPG View of SIPG container terminal
Container volume at the world’s busiest container port of Shanghai exceeded 4.35m teu in January, hitting a monthly record high.

The third phase of Yangshan and the fourth phase of Waigaoqiao posted a container volume of 760,000 teu and 401,000 teu, both making a new monthly high for both terminal developments.

To ensure a smooth supply chain servicing for global economy and trading development, Shanghai port have inked cooperation agreements with various groups and local governments, which could further optimize shipping and port ecosystem. 

In the past year, Shanghai port handled a container volume of over 47m teu, retaining the crown of number one boxport globally for the 12th consecutive year.