Ningbo-Zhoushan port has recorded 444,000 TEU sea-rail transportation volume, an increase of 15 per cent year-on-year, in the first half of 2020.
Located in Zhejiang(China), Ningbo-Zhoushan port’s rail connections have been expanded to 54 domestic cities.
Cargo throughput at Ningbo-Zhoushan port was 568.89 mn tonnes in H1, an increase of two per cent year-on-year while container volume was 13.25 mn TEU, a drop of 4.7 per cent.
Due to outbreak of COVID-19, container transportation at Ningbo-Zhoushan port saw a sharp decline in the first quarter. The status improved starting from the second quarter with the production resumption.
To maintain normal port operations, Ningbo-Zhoushan port has strengthened the cooperation with container lines and opened new domestic services. The domestic container volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan port increased 8.3 per cent year-on-year in H1.
In April, Ningbo-Zhoushan port commenced operation of Chuanshan port rail station, which is effectively aimed at improving sea-rail transportation capability of Ningbo-Zhoushan port.