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Shanghai retains the world’s busiest container port crown in 2023

Photo: SIPG View of Shanghai container terminal
The Chinese port of Shanghai maintained the title as the world’s busiest container port in 2023 with a 3.6% increase in volumes.

Container volume at Shanghai port exceeded 49m teu last year, 1.7 million teu higher than the throughput in the year before last, an increase of 3.6%. 

The port area of Yangshan posted a container volume of 25m teu, an increase of 4.6% year-on-year, accounting for 51% of the total throughput of Shanghai port last year.  

Shanghai port currently offers over 320 liner services weekly to over 700 ports worldwide.


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