CSP January throughput rises 7% to 8.38 m TEU
Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) reported a 7% container throughput in January to 8.38 million Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) from 7.83 million TEU in the previous corresponding period. CSP's overseas terminals once again took the lead segment with volumes soaring 38% to 1.41 million TEU, compared to 1.02 million TEU in the same month last year.
The key Bohai Rim and Yangtze River Delta regions also performed well with volume gains of 3% and 2% respectively.
Throughput rose to 2.76 million TEU from 2.68 million TEU at the Bohai Rim region in January, while at the Yangtze River Delta, volumes rose to 1.62 million TEU from 1.58 million TEU in January 2016.
The Pearl River Delta region, which includes the group's Hong Kong terminals, which had been struggling all through last year managed to turn in positive growth in throughput, with volumes rising 3% to 2.16 million TEU from 2.10 million TEU.
COSCO-HIT terminal in particular turned in a stellar 21% rise in throughput for January.
The slowly growing ports on the Southeast coast grew 4% to 349,100 TEU from 336,700 TEU previously. And the single port on the Southwest coast started the year slowly, being the only port to see negative growth, with throughput falling 9% to 93,100 TEU from 102,700 TEU previously.
Tag Keyword: Cosco Shipping Ports , Container Throughput , Yangtze River Delta , Terminal