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Throughput of coastal ports in Shandong ranks 2nd in China

2020/10/10 11:42:07   source:sdchina.com

On the morning of Oct. 10, the Information Office of Shandong Provincial People’s Government held a press conference to introduce the construction of the comprehensive three-dimensional transportation network and the layout of new infrastructure in the province. In recent years, Shandong has accelerated the construction of the comprehensive transportation network system featuring advanced layout, perfect functions, convenience and efficiency, intelligent guidance, green ecology, safety and reliability, and achieved remarkable results.

The establishment of Shandong Port Group has comprehensively enhanced the core competitiveness of ports and promoted the high-quality development of port and waterway industry in the province.

By the end of 2019, the total number of berths of the coastal ports in the province is 596, including 326 berths above the 10,000-ton level. The throughput of coastal wharves in the province reached 1.61 billion tons, ranking second in China, among which the throughput of metal ore, crude oil, non-metallic ore, wood and foreign trade ranked first in China's coastal areas.

The inland waterway in Shandong is 1,150 kilometers long, with a throughput of 58.91 million tons, ranking first in northern China.

From January to August this year, Shandong Port Group handled 948 million tons of goods in total, an increase of 7.9 percent year on year, 5.9 percentage points higher than the national average growth rate. Meanwhile, 20.225 million TEU containers were completed, up 3.9% year on year and 6.6 percentage points higher than the national average growth rate.

At present, Shandong province has opened shipping routes with more than 700 ports in more than 180 countries and regions, and opened more than 280 container routes, with the number and density of routes ranking first in Northern China.

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