DAILY container handling volume at Shanghai port has surpassed 160,000 TEU, hitting a new high.
Last year's highest daily container handling volume at the port was 158,858 TEU reported in August 2021.
During January and August this year, Shanghai port posted a container volume of 31 million TEU, a slight year-on-year increase of O.2 per cent, accounting for 64.6 per cent of the whole year's target.
Earlier this month, Shanghai port launched operation of its Northeast Asia Empty Container Transportation Centre. Having a handling capacity of 3 million TEU per year, the centre is expected to further strengthen Shanghai port's leading position in global container shipping market, reports UK's Seatrade Maritime News.
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