In 2019, China's economic giants will ride the wind and waves and move forward firmly. Throughout the year, the container throughput of Shanghai Yangshan Port was 19.808 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 7.59%, and its share in Shanghai Port reached 45.7%, climbing to a new high. Ships and personnel entering and leaving the port from Yangshan Port also reached new heights. According to statistics from the Yangshan border checkpoint, in 2019, there were more than 9,100 ships entering and leaving (Hong Kong), an increase of 3.65% year-on-year, and the number of people entering and leaving (Hong Kong) was 219,000, an increase of 5.34%.
Yangshan Port is backed by the Yangtze River Delta and radiates all over China. It has a very advantageous geographical location, with more than 70 routes, covering 6 continents and 3 oceans. In 2019, a number of new routes such as the US East and Europe will be added. At the end of 2019, the "Cherry Express" from Chile to China will be relocated to Yangshan Port. The dense ocean routes have shortened the distance between China and the world. While increasing routes, in order to meet the needs of the market and the situation, major shipping companies have increased their capacity. In the past two years, more than 50 new container vessels exceeding 20,000 TEUs have been put into operation. On July 20, 2019, the world's largest container ship and 23,000 TEU-class Mediterranean Gurson ship docked at Yangshan Port. Yangshan Port has become one of the few ports in Asia capable of berthing ships of this class. Larger container vessels and denser routes have resulted in huge throughput.
One port connects the world, and cargo is transported in all directions. This is an international container transfer station. In 2019, Yangshan Port completed over 10 million TEUs in water and water, an increase of over 9.5% year-on-year. Cargoes transported by water and land gathered here, and were loaded on giant ships or divided into ( Small boat) branch line ships, flow to all places. This is the Yangtze River Delta energy supply station. In 2019, natural gas terminals berthed 66 ships, a year-on-year increase of 24.5%, a total unload of 3.82 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 20.5%, and the gas supply accounted for more than 50% of Shanghai. According to forecasts, this year It is expected to increase significantly again. At the same time, Yangshan Port provided natural gas transfer services to Zhejiang and established a natural gas emergency mutual protection mechanism with Jiangsu, which has become an important part of the Yangtze River Delta interconnection.
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Nia N.//SMC Editor