Shanghai will step up efforts to build a world-class international shipping center, official

In 2020, Shanghai The port has seen its container throughput rank number one in the world for 11 consecutive years and the port of Yangshan, a highly automated container terminal, has been operating actively with its annual throughput exceeding 20 million TEU for the first time ever. ‘last year.

Despite the unprecedented shocks of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Shanghai has gained more and more attention and recognition from the international shipping industry.

At November 4, eight achievements of the North Bund Forum 2021 have approached the public, including the consensus of cooperation reached between the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government and the International Maritime Organization, and the completion of the standard audit of Shanghai (Export) Containerized freight index based on tariffs established by the International Organization of Securities Commissions.

It should also be noted that the cooperation initiative for the reduction of carbon emissions of the global air transport industry was published on the forum as one of its eight achievements, dedicated to boosting the green development of the entire airline industry.

By far this year, Shanghai has completely completed the construction of its international shipping center, with continued efforts to improve its modern shipping services such as shipping transactions, shipping financial insurance, maritime arbitration, shipping and the legal information service.

As one local official put it, the city’s global influence as an international shipping center has grown as a multitude of reputable global maritime organizations have established regional headquarters, branches or d ” other project companies in Shanghai.

According to the city’s 14th five-year plan (2021-2025) on building international shipping centers, its annual throughput of containers will reach at least 47 million TEU by 2025, the annual throughput of air travel will reach at least 130 million, and the annual cargo throughput will reach 4.1 million tons or more.

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SOURCE Xinhua Silk Road

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