Shenzhen port box throughput up 13pc in first 11 months
|January 4, 2011||Posted by Ocean Shipping Communication China under Port News||
SHENZHEN’s container throughput increased 13.1 per cent to 20.7 million TEU in the first 11 months of 2010 over 2009′s corresponding 18.3 million TEU.
Overall, the port handled 202 million tonnes of cargo, up 15.6 per cent from the 194 million tonnes in the same period in 2009. Foreign trade cargo amounted to 157 million tonnes, up 20.4 per cent from last year’s 143 million tonnes.
The city’s airport recorded a cargo throughput of 733,400 tonnes during this period, up 34.4 per cent. Aircraft movement recorded 198,800 flights, up 7.8 per cent. Passenger throughput went 9.7 per cent up to 24.4 million persons.