CHINA's Ningbo-Zhoushan port expects to achieve a cargo volume of 1.05 billion tonnes in 2022, a reduction of 173 million tonnes tonnes, or a drop of 14 per cent from the 1.22 billion tonnes throughput last year.
In the first half of 2022, Ningbo-Zhoushan port had invested in CNY1.67 billion (US$237 million) mainly for the port construction. The container operation capacity at Meishan and Chuanshan port areas had been enhanced during the period, according to UK's Seatrade Maritime News.
The second phase project of Meishan port area completed construction at the beginning of September, which consists of two 200,000 tonnes-class and three 150,000 tonnes-class container berths, with an annual handling capacity of 4.3 million TEU.
After completion of the new project at Meishan, the container operation capacity of the port will exceed 10 million TEU per year.
"Port and cargo transportation will be affected by multiple factors in the second half of this year, we will further strengthen the development into hinterland and multi-model transportation to finish the annual production goal," said the port.