Tianjin Port nears 10 million TEU

Tianjin Port TEU container volume increases

China’s Tianjin Port has handled over 9.12 million TEU of containers in the first five months of this year, up 7.7 per cent year-on-year, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua.

The port’s cargo throughput exceeded 231 million tonnes from January to May 2023, representing a 2.4 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth, reported Chu Bin, Chairman of Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd., during a press conference.

According to Xinhua, the port has been among the world’s 10 busiest ports in terms of cargo throughput for years.

READ: Top 10 Ports in China 2022

Chu Bin stated: “Tianjin Port aims to increase its annual container throughput to more than 27 million TEU in 2027.”

Xinhua reported that Tianjin Port currently has 144 container shipping routes.

The port on the Bohai Sea’s shore has commercial connections with approximately 500 ports in over 180 nations and regions.

In December 2022, COSCO SHIPPING successfully connected three wind turbines to the grid for power generation at the Port of Tianjin.

In January of this year, Tianjin Port Group and Huawei announced plans to collaborate on building a digital twin of the Port of Tianjin in China.

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