Ningbo Zhoushan ports sees 22.9pc rise in intermodal in 10 months
THE Port of Ningbo Zhoushan, China's busiest, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, saw its container throughput in sea-rail transport increase 22
THE Port of Ningbo Zhoushan, China's busiest, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, saw its container throughput in sea-rail transport increase 22.9 per cent year on year in the first 10 months of the year, according to the China Railway Shanghai Group, reports Xinhua.
The port's container throughput topped 812,000 TEU during the 10-month period, surpassing last year's total and expected to exceed one million TEU in 2020.
The sea-rail transport service links the port by railway with parts of China and other countries. The port currently has 17 railway routes linking cities in 15 provincial-level regions across China. Several new routes have opened this year.
Auto parts, photovoltaic products, outdoor furniture, white goods and electronic products are the major cargo categories using the port's sea-rail transport service.
From January to October, a total of 700 sea-rail freight trains had travelled between the port and Yiwu, world's leading small commodities market.