Guangzhou Port Expands International Container Connections

Guangzhou Port has expanded its international container routes to 119, with South Korean ship operator Pan Ocean adding a service that connects Guangzhou directly with South Korea this month.

The port is one of the fastest growing, taking fifth position in 2019 with total volumes of 23.22 million TEU (21.91 million TEU in 2018), helped by rising throughput in a Guangzhou satellite port, Nansha. As of 7 July, there are now 163 container shipping services connected to Guangzhou, including the 119 international services.

In the first six months of 2020, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Guangzhou Port Group based its strategy on the expected resilience of Asian economies compared to western societies and sought to increase Guangzhou Port’s intra-Asia container links…

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