The full opening of Ningbo’s Meidong marine terminal is reassuring the shipping industry that the disruption will have a smaller impact than the closing of Yantian International Container Terminals in late June.
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12 Aug 2021
CMA CGM and Cosco Shipping have begun diverting ships away from a Ningbo marine terminal closed due to a COVID infected worker, raising the specter that congestion will build at other port terminals.
28 Oct 2019
Cargo volumes at the busiest container gateways in China continued to grow in the first nine months of 2019, but at a slower rate than last year due in large part to a cooling European economy the country’s ongoing trade war with the United States.
09 Aug 2019
Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
20 Nov 2017
The violations were centered on the ports of Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, and Ningbo-Zhoushan.
17 Jul 2017
On a year-to-date basis, throughput at the top 10 Chinese ports reached 70.4 million TEU.
24 Apr 2017
The sold numbers come as other China government data indicates an improved trade and general economic environment.
23 Mar 2017
China’s container ports got off to a strong start in 2017.
30 Dec 2016
Reliance on growth from an ever-expanding pie of box volumes growing in the high single or double-digits is a thing of the past for Chinese ports.
28 Dec 2016
China’s top ports continued a relatively strong second-half throughput performance in November.
25 Oct 2016
China’s top ports booked a healthy rise in throughput year-over-year in September.
22 Sep 2016
China’s main ports booked strong year-over-year growth in container throughput in August, fueling speculation of a possible trade recovery.
23 Aug 2016
Container throughput at China’s main ports rebounded in July after a poor first half of the year.
21 Jul 2016
The first-half volumes at Chinese ports have remained flat.
22 Jun 2016
Container throughput at China’s top ports stayed positive in May.
24 May 2016
Throughput growth at China’s main ports increased at a slower rate in April than in March.
25 Apr 2016
China’s top container ports booked March throughput growth of 4.2 percent compared with the same month in 2015. The country’s top eight ports handled a combined 12.45 million twenty-foot-equivalent units in March, bringing their throughput into positive territory for the first quarter of 2016, with first-quarter volumes up 0.9 percent on the same period last year to 35.4 million TEUs.
24 Feb 2016
China’s major ports registered a slight increase in year-over-year container throughput in January. The country’s top 20 ports handled over 15.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units between them in the first month of 2016, an increase of 0.5 percent over the same month the previous year.
27 Jan 2016
Hong Kong slid to fifth place in the global port rankings after another dismal year of declining volumes, with the east Chinese port of Ningbo-Zhoushan stepping into fourth spot.
22 Jan 2016
Throughput at China’s top container ports expanded in 2015 but figures show a trend of slowing growth amid softer global demand for Chinese-made goods and macroeconomic uncertainty.
31 Dec 2015
China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, the fifth-largest in the world and third-busiest in China, lifted 20 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first time in its history, joining an elite club of four other ports that have passed that milestone.
23 Oct 2015
Throughput at China’s top eight container ports showed a modest fall in September as the after-effects of the deadly August blasts at Tianjin port continue to weigh on the numbers.
25 Mar 2015
Ningbo Port Group sees potential in seaway-railway intermodal transport as the central Chinese port looks for more business.
21 Jan 2015
Total container throughput at China’s top 20 ports reached 175 million TEUs in 2014, an increase of 5.3 percent over the previous year as solid exports to the U.S. helped drive up the cargo numbers.
12 Dec 2014
The container throughput counter at Ningbo-Zhoushan port clicked over to 20 million TEUs at midnight last night, effectively sealing its place as the world’s fifth busiest container port and relegating Korea’s transshipment hub Busan to sixth place.
08 Dec 2014
Foreign container throughput at Pearl River Delta ports grew 12.8 percent in November, the highest monthly growth in more than two years and putting, according to data reported by Citi Research on Monday.
23 Oct 2014
Ningbo-Zhoushan, the fastest growing major Chinese container port, is on track to supplant Busan as the fifth-largest global container gateway, according to new statistics
28 Feb 2013
Global port throughput, January-December 2011 vs. January-December 2012In millions of TEUs