The coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 12 March 2020. Following the escalation of the crisis Port Technology International (PTI) details which ports have been most heavily affected by the impact of the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
China is critical to the global economy and flow of goods across the world. Port Technology International (PTI) has asked: what are the busiest ports in China?
The first month of 2020 has seen numerous threats to free trade and the flow of cargo around the world, including escalating tensions between the US and Iran and Brexit.
Shanghai has maintained its position as the best container port in the world after handling approximately 43.3 million TEU in 2019.
CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE) and ZPMC have selected Corvus Energy to supply Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for 25 new battery-hybrid Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) cranes.
China is utilizing 5G technology in its bid to become the world’s leading country in intelligent shipping, according to state media outlet China Daily, which quotes a report on the development of smart port development in the country.
Shanghai Shipping Exchange, a leading shipping index organization, and global shipment management software solutions provider CargoSmart, have signed a Memorandum of Corporation (MoC) to develop a shipping index for ocean carrier schedule reliability.
The Port of Shanghai has been named the world’s best connected port in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report.