03 December 2014
The Port of Shanghai has posted a 7.5% year-on-year increase in container throughout in October to 3.02 million TEU (20ft Equivalent Unit), according to Shanghai International Port Group.
Year to date, the World’s biggest container port (Port Shanghai) posted a throughout of 29.47 million TEU, up 5.4% from 27.97 million TEU in the same period last year.
Our Auckland seaport is New Zealand's largest container port,
handling more than 818,000 TEU per annum. Our total container volumes represent 50.38% of the Upper North Island container trade, 42% of the North Island container trade and 31.3% of New Zealand's total container trade.
Now we know why Port Shanghai is the biggest in the wold.
News added by: Morne Ferreira 03 Decemberr 2014