China Youth Daily Client, Ningbo, January 21st (China Youth Daily·China Youth Daily reporter Li Jianping) Today, the Ministry of Transport released the latest statistics, Ningbo Zhoushan Port will complete a cargo throughput of 1.172 billion tons in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 4.7%; complete a container throughput of 28.72 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 4.3%; cargo throughput will remain the world’s number one for the 12th consecutive year. Container throughput continues to rank third in the world.
In 2020, facing the impact of the epidemic and the complex and severe international situation, Ningbo Zhoushan Port took the lead to resume production, and the decline in container throughput narrowed month by month. It achieved positive year-on-year growth for the first time in June last year. Over the course of the month, they successively achieved new records in annual cargo throughput, the annual container throughput broke the”28 million containers” for the first time, and the annual sea-rail combined transportation business volume exceeded”million containers” for the first time. The people of the seaport struggled to create a deep”V” line.
Ningbo Zhoushan Port optimized the business environment, introduced a series of preferential measures, and cut fees by approximately 210 million in total throughout the year Yuan; Established a “special class” for the prevention of imported epidemics from abroad to serve 12,533 key ships in overseas epidemic risk areas, and completed 33 piloting tasks for 9 epidemic-related ships including the first domestic epidemic-related ship.
According to reports, the port has continued to deepen its cooperation with global mining giants, and was completed and put into production Vale Mouselang Lake Grinding center, started the Rio Tinto-Ningbo Zhoushan Port iron ore blending business, taking advantage of Ningbo Zhoushan Port’s iron ore business integration operation advantage , To provide convenient”door-to-door” full logistics services for customers in Jiangsu, Anhui and even the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.
Ningbo Zhoushan Port. Haigang Photo courtesy
Source:China Youth Daily Client