Port of Shenzhen

Port of Shenzhen


Ranked the world’s third-largest container port in 2018 with a total throughput of 27.7 million TEUs, the Port of Shenzhen is the collective name used for several Chinese ports located along parts of the coastline of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Combined, these various ports form one of the busiest and fastest-growing container ports in the world. The Port of Shenzhen consists of facilities in the following geographical areas: Da Chan Bay, Shekou, Chiwan, Mawan, Yantian, Dongjiaotou, Fuyong, Xiadong, Shayuchong and Neihe.

The Port Shenzhen is home to 39 shipping companies that have launched over 130 international container routes. In 2019, some 560 vessels were on call at Shenzhen port on a monthly basis as well as via 21 feeder routes to other ports in the Pearl River Delta region. Shekou Passenger Terminal also provides fast ferry services across the Pearl River Delta to Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. As of 2019, the Port of Shenzhen offered a total of 140 berths, broken down as follows:

-- 51 berths for vessels with 10,000 tonnes deadweight (DWT) and above.

-- 90 operational berths, of which 43 were of 10,000 DWT or above; 18 container berths; 9 consignee berths, of which 3 were of 10,000 DWT or above; 18 passenger ferry berths, and 23 non production berths.

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01 Aug 2022
With North American shippers importing record amounts of Asia-made goods, the largest gains by volume were recorded at the Chinese ports of Shanghai, Ningbo-Zhoushan, and Shenzhen.
JOC CEO Gavin Carter and Steen Knudsen, regional chief operating officer for the Asia-Pacific at APM Terminals. Photo: Rhiannon James.
16 Oct 2013
SHENZHEN, China — JOC Group Inc., parent company of The Journal of Commerce and joc.com, on Wednesday recognized APM Terminals Yokohama as the world’s most productive terminal for 2012.
Port of Tokyo, Japan.
04 Jul 2013
Japanese containerized cargo trade will rise 2.9 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 12.723 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
21 Mar 2013
The port of Yokohama saw its container trade with foreign countries decline 2.6 percent in 2012 from a year earlier to 2,731,231 twenty-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Yokohama municipal government.
20 Feb 2013
The Port of Nagoya in central Japan overtook Narita International Airport near Tokyo to become the biggest export hub among the nation’s airports and seaports for the first time last year in terms of value, according to figures from Tokyo Customs and Nagoya Customs.