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Qingdao Port's container throughput exceeds 20 million TEUs!

  • Author:Hank
  • Source:Xinde Maritime
  • Release Date:2019-12-13
December 13, Shandong PortQingdao PortIn 2019, the container throughput exceeded 20 million TEUs. In just 11 months, it exceeded the total of 19.32 million TEUs last year, successfully ranked among the 20 million "echelons" of global port containers, and achieved a historic leap.

The rise in container throughput is a major achievement of the important instructions of Shandong Port's implementation of General Secretary Jinping's "Increase the focus on ocean management", "Accelerate the construction of world-class marine ports", and actively promote integrated reform and development. Strength has entered the ranks of world-class ports.

Ports are not large, depending on throughput; ports are not strong, depending on containers.

Since its establishment on August 6, this year, Shandong Port has adhered to the province's port planning “one game”, management service “one network”, and resource development “one map”. With the container as a breakthrough, it has accelerated the construction of “Tsingtao Port as a hub port, Rizhao Port, Yantai Port, and Bohai Bay Port form the supporting development pattern of trunk and branch networks around their respective hinterlands, and accelerate the construction of a world-class marine port and a Northeast Asian shipping center.

As the "leading port" of Shandong ports, Qingdao port of Shandong Port this year seized strategic opportunities such as the national "Belt and Road", "Shanghai Economic and Trade Demonstration Zone" and "Shandong Free Trade Pilot Zone" to seize the opportunities of Shandong port integration and promote the container sector Integrated reform and development, fulfilling the port of Shandong port's vision of "connecting the sea, connecting land in all directions, spreading word of mouth, reflecting the world".

The number of container routes increased to 173, and the density of routes ranked first in northern ports in China. There are 10 new foreign trade container shipping routes this year, of which 6 are direct to the “Belt and Road” ASEAN and the Middle East. The container shipping routes of the world ’s top 20 shipping companies all call at Shandong Port Qingdao Port. In 2019, there will be 6 million container shipping companies.

Extension of transfers, transfers increased by 50% year-on-year; opening of four foreign trade internal branches, such as the Zhongchuang Weihai-Qingdao branch line; especially after the establishment of Shandong Port Group, new foreign trade internal branches such as Weihai, Rizhao, Lanshan, Binzhou and Qingdao were opened , Forming a "maritime branch line layout with Qingdao Port as the hub port, Rizhao Port, Yantai Port and Bohai Bay Port around their hinterland".

Capacity expansion, this year 323 ships operating above 18,000 TEU, an increase of 84.6%; 84 ships operating above 10,000 TEU on a single ship, an increase of 200%.

Promote cooperation and sign strategic cooperation agreements with domestic shipping companies to promote the incremental development of domestic trade; open domestic trade routes such as Nansha, 38 domestic and commercial routes, and build a north-south transit center port; Hong Kong and Shanghai jointly build a million-carton container For the first time, the domestic container throughput of the trading company, Zhonggu Shipping in Shandong Port and Qingdao Port exceeded 1 million TEUs.

United Customs, railways, and shipping companies go deep into Ningxia, Xinjiang and other places, and carry out in-depth cooperation with local governments and enterprises to carry out large-scale promotion. The number of inland ports increased from 10 to 15, the number of sea-rail intermodal trains increased from 40 to 47, and the number of containers exceeded 1 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 20%.

○ Introduced “four commitments, eight guarantees” service commitments, related preferential policies, and “10 services” for logistics services to foreign trade container shipping companies, further creating a convenient and efficient new environment for port services;

○ Operational efficiency has maintained Maersk Line's world's first docking operation efficiency for the sixth consecutive year, and ranked first in overall performance among the 22 major ports in the world where CMA CGM berthed;

○ The all-weather navigation mode is basically realized; the 24-hour accurate forecasting of berths is effective and effective, which saves shipping companies 20 million yuan in fuel costs throughout the year.

○ Joined the shipping industry's first blockchain alliance, the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), to accelerate the innovative development of Shandong Port Qingdao Port in the digital shipping era;

○ Qingdao Port fully automated container terminal (Phase 2) was put into operation. Six hydrogen and 5G technologies such as "Hydrogen + 5G" were first introduced in the world. With the world-leading fully automated terminal technology level, we once again contributed "Chinese wisdom", "China Plan";

○ Successfully realized semi-automatic remote operation of bridge cranes. The hydrogen energy collection truck took the lead in field test operation to realize the world's only automatic loading of dangerous goods and the first full-ship automatic loading at a traditional terminal. Through the fastest intelligent gate, Shandong Port Qingdao Port's traditional container terminal technology innovation is at the forefront of the industry.