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Shanghai port breaks daily container volume record

Photo: SIPG View of SIPG container terminal
Daily container handling volume at Shanghai port has exceeded 160,000 teu, hitting a new high.

The last year’s highest daily container handling volume of Shanghai was 158,858 teu reported in August 2021.

During January and August this year, Shanghai port posted a container volume of 31m teu, slightly increased 0.2% year-on-year, accounting for 64.6% of the whole year’s target. 

Earlier this month, Shanghai port launched operation of its Northeast Asia Empty Container Transportation Center. Having a handling capacity of 3m teu container per year, the center is expected to further strengthen Shanghai port’s leading position in global container shipping market.