Shanghai Yangshan Port exceeded 18.4 million TEUs in Oct., a year-on 0.48% increase

2020-12-08

The container throughput of Shanghai Yangshan Port reached more than 18.4 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of approximately 0.48%. Yangshan Border Inspection Station disclosed on the 7th that it can be expected to rise by more than 20 million TEU against the trend.


In October, the Yangshan Phase III with 720,000 TEUs and the Yangshan Phase IV with 455,000 TEUs set a new historical high in single-month throughput since the opening of the port. On November 18, the Yangshan Phase IV terminal set a 24-hour day and night operation record of 21,000 TEUs of automated terminals.


It is reported that in 2020, Shanghai Port will set up three container development areas: Yangshan, Outer Harbor, and Domestic Trade, to balance the resources of the whole port, and create a container linkage effect between the area and the area. Since the beginning of this year, more than 20 new ships with more than 23,000 TEU have been delivered one after another. Hyundai Merchant Marine launched the world’s largest 24,000-TEU container ship during the year; CMA CGM is aiming at green shipping and commissioned Shanghai shipbuilding company to build 9 23,000-TEU LNG-powered container ships; COSCO SHIPPING Its subsidiary Orient Overseas ordered 12 ultra-large container ships of 23,000 TEUs in one go. In the early morning of the same day, the third 23,000 TEU-class new-generation dual-fuel container ship "CMA CMA CGM Paris Palace" was built in Shanghai. Under the protection of the port inspection unit, it efficiently completed the launch operation at Yangshan Port. The first loading and unloading task, slowly drove away.


It is understood that, in fact, the sudden arrival of the new crown pneumonia virus and the restricted circulation of people and vehicles have affected economic development. According to statistics from the Yangshan Border Inspection Station, in February there were only 580 ships entering and leaving the country (port), a year-on-year decrease of 10.7%; the number of people entering and leaving the country (port) fell to more than 13,000, a year-on-year decrease of about 13.3%. The container throughput of Yangshan Port dropped to 1.096 million TEUs, down 14.22% year-on-year and 32.4% month-on-month.


"News" Shanghai Yangshan Port's container throughput exceeds 18.4 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 0.48%

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In October, the Yangshan Phase III with 720,000 TEUs and the Yangshan Phase IV with 455,000 TEUs set a new historical high in single-month throughput since the opening of the port. Photo courtesy of Yangshan Border Inspection Station


Globally, deep-water port resources are already scarce, and the intensive and high-efficiency of the large ship economy in a special period has given Yangshan Port its unique development momentum. As a major manufacturing country, China has strong export demand for related consumer products. Yangshan Port has strengthened its ability to serve large ships, increased production, increased container volume, and accelerated the construction of a global shipping hub with the Yangtze River Delta. In March, Yangshan Port pressed the fast forward button to resume work and resume production. Yangshan Phase IV's intelligent unmanned terminal operation overcomes the shortage of personnel and vehicles, guarantees production capacity, controls the epidemic, and promotes the rapid return of production and operation in Hong Kong to normal levels . In an interview, the Yangshan Border Inspection Station stated that in that month, the container throughput of Yangshan Port quickly recovered to 1.63 million TEUs, reaching 95.3% of the same period last year.


This year, Yangshan Port has upgraded the service level of "public reform to water" and opened up waterway transfer blocking points. The water transfer ratio of the first and second phase terminals has increased to 73.56%. Yangshan Frontier Inspection Station optimized the delivery mode of foreign trade containers, and took the initiative to reduce and exempt customer warehouse yard usage fees, reduce foreign trade import cold container warehouse yard usage fees, and waive ship demurrage fees, etc., to put the "secure and stable business" into Real place. The station took the lead in the country to implement special fee reduction policies related to cargo port fees, port facility security fees and other special expenses, saving operating costs for enterprises.


Yangshan Frontier Inspection Station vigorously promotes online services, with the highest online certificate application rate reaching 93.7%, reducing the total travel distance of at least 1,000 people per month by 10,000 kilometers; joint port units and medical institutions to jointly establish a joint action that includes entry rescue, process tracking, and exit The three procedures consist of a full-process emergency treatment mechanism for injured and sick foreign crew members. More than 10 injured and sick foreign crew members entered the country for medical treatment in time and exited the country after recovery. It is reported that the border inspection station has created a mobile duty window, normalized "front-end service", and guaranteed the smooth export of 5 domestic oil rigs with a total value of approximately US$900 million. More than 100 companies from seven European countries at the third CIIE More than 1,000 exhibits from exhibitors were unloaded and transported into the country safely and efficiently.


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