Sea-rail transport services at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port runs in 56 cities

Category: Ningbo News
Published: Friday, 09 October 2020 15:08

It is reported that sea-rail transport service volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port hit a record-high of more than 100,000 TEUs in September, a year-on-year increase of over 34 percent. The transport services handled 733,000 standard containers from January to September with a 21.6% year-on-year growth.

Ningbo-Zhoushan Port is the largest and busiest port in sea-rail transport service business in south China. Since the beginning of this year, the port had overcome the impact of COVID-19 pandemic and strived to serve for the Belt and Road construction, Yangtze River Economic Belt, integrated development of Yangtze River Delta and other national strategies to build and optimize the sea-rail transport service network. By the end of September, 17 sea-rail transport routes covering 56 cities in 15 Provinces had been opened.

Ningbo-Zhoushan Port had launched several high-end trains by cooperating with market and ship companies. Up to now, Ningbo-Yiwu sea-rail intermodal Container special train from the world’s top five shipping companies was successively opened with a total of more than 400 trains sent to Yiwu. It also extended its business to the inland’s largest sea-rail intermodal transportation area, Jiangxi Province and took full advantage of “rail plus port plus ship” model, launching the first Yichun-Ningbo Zhoushan Port train, which expanded its business network in west Jiangxi. The Chongqing-Ningbo sea-rail intermodal container regular train had added from three trains at the beginning of the year to eight-ten per week now, which basically upgraded to “daily running”. This two-way and double transportation had sent over 500 trains.

In terms of rail-port transport operation, Chuanshan Port Station of Ningbo-Zhoushan Port Railway, officially put into operation in April, can serve for two ships of stevedoring per day. The business volume in September exceeded 8,800 TEUs, a record high for a single month