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COSCO Shipping Ports Limited Reports Container Traffic Slightly Down In 2020

COSCO Shipping Ports Limited reports container traffic slightly down in 2020

Hong Kong, China (PortSEurope) January 18, 2021 – China’s COSCO Shipping Ports Limited has reported global container traffic of 101.8 million containers (TEU), down -0.9% on the previous 12 months. In the fourth quarter of 2020, overall traffic was almost 26.8 million TEU, up +1.8% on the period October-December of 2019. Traffic in the Chinese ports was 19.3 million TEU (+0.4%) and in the foreign
terminals 7.4 million TEU (+5.7%). In 2020, container traffic moved by fellow terminal operator, China Merchants Port Holdings Co. (CMPort), was 120.4 million TEU, up by +7.8% on the previous year, of which 91.6 million TEU moved by the terminals in the Chinese and Taiwan ports (+0.8%) and 28.8 million TEU in the foreign terminals of the group (+38.1%). Last year the CMPort terminals handled a bulk traffic of 410.6 million tons (-8.6%), of which 404.7 million tons in the Chinese terminals alone (-8.6%). The complete monthly 2020 TEU throughput for COSCO Shipping Ports Limited can be accessed here Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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