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Ningbo-Zhoushan port forecasts 14% drop in cargo throughout in 2022

Photo: Ningbo - Zhoushan View of ship at berth in Ningbo-Zhoushan port
China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan port expects to achieve a cargo volume of 1.047 billion in 2022, a reduction of 173m tons from the 1.22bn tons throughput last year.

The 173m ton drop in cargo throughput represents a fall of 14% year-on-year.

In the first half of 2022, Ningbo-Zhoushan port had invested in RMB1.67bn mainly for the port construction. The container operation capacity at Meishan and Chuanshan port areas had been enhanced during the period. 

The second phase project of Meishan port area completed construction at the beginning of September, which consists of two 200,000 tonnes-class and three 150,000 tonnes-class container berths, with an annual handling capacity of 4.3m teu.  

After the delivery of this new project at Meishan, the container operation capacity of Meishan port area will exceed 10m teu per year.

Port and cargo transportation will be affected by multiple factors in the second half of this year, we will further strengthen the development into hinterland and multi-model transportation to finish the annual production goal, said the port. 

TAGS: Asia