CONTAINER volume at South China's Yantian port was 8.259 million TEU for the first seven months of this year, increasing 9.6 per cent year on year, according to UK's Seatrade Maritime News.
In July, the port posted a container volume of 1.338 million TEU, a growth rate of 27.3 per cent compared to the same month last year.
During the first seven months, Yantian port opened up 14 new shipping services. Currently, the port operates over 100 services, connecting with America, Europe, Southeast Asia and other major trading channels.
With the expansion of combined ports operation for the Greater Bay area and the sea-rail transportation, regional water-to-water and water-to-railway logistics have been strengthened via the hub port of Yantian.
Yantian port is expecting to have a peak season in August and September.