China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan port is projected to handle container throughput of 23.3m teu in 2016, an increase of 5% compared to 2015, according to Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group.
Box volumes for December 2016 were also posted at approximately 1.74m teu, up 12.7% year-on-year and tallying up the annual figure to 23.3m teu.
Shanghai-listed Ningbo Zhoushan Port added that cargo throughput is estimated to grow by 3% year-on-year to 674.36m dwt for 2016.
Ningbo port and Zhoushan port completed a merger in September 2015 and assumed the new identity named Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group. The container throughput of the ports are recorded under Ningbo-Zhoushan port, with Ningbo accounting for the majority of volumes.
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