Port of Shenzhen

Port of Shenzhen


Ranked the world’s third-largest container port in 2018 with a total throughput of 27.7 million TEUs, the Port of Shenzhen is the collective name used for several Chinese ports located along parts of the coastline of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Combined, these various ports form one of the busiest and fastest-growing container ports in the world. The Port of Shenzhen consists of facilities in the following geographical areas: Da Chan Bay, Shekou, Chiwan, Mawan, Yantian, Dongjiaotou, Fuyong, Xiadong, Shayuchong and Neihe.

The Port Shenzhen is home to 39 shipping companies that have launched over 130 international container routes. In 2019, some 560 vessels were on call at Shenzhen port on a monthly basis as well as via 21 feeder routes to other ports in the Pearl River Delta region. Shekou Passenger Terminal also provides fast ferry services across the Pearl River Delta to Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. As of 2019, the Port of Shenzhen offered a total of 140 berths, broken down as follows:

-- 51 berths for vessels with 10,000 tonnes deadweight (DWT) and above.

-- 90 operational berths, of which 43 were of 10,000 DWT or above; 18 container berths; 9 consignee berths, of which 3 were of 10,000 DWT or above; 18 passenger ferry berths, and 23 non production berths.

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07 Jun 2021
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20 Feb 2013
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11 Apr 2012
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27 Mar 2012
International trade through Japan’s Port of Yokohama declined 6.2 percent in 2011 from 2010 to 2.8 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Yokohama mun
14 Oct 2011
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