• Sulis Imports Team

World Ports: Shanghai, China

In 2010, Shanghai port overtook Singapore to become the busiest container port in the world.


The Port of #Shanghai faces the East China Sea to the east, and #Hangzhou Bay to the south. It includes the confluences of the Yangtze River, Huangpu River (which enters the Yangtze River), and Qiantang River.

In 2016, Shanghai set a historic record by handling over 37 million TEUs (i.e. 20Ft container loads). As China's major transportation hub, it has a total of 125 berths. Of these, 82 can accommodate 10,000 DWT class or higher vessels.


Port Data:

Name: Shanghai

Code: CNSHG

Type: River Port

Country: China

Time Zone: GMT+8

Deadweight Restriction: 200,000mt

Port Position: 31°13'60.00"N, 121°28'60.00"E

Nearest Airport: Shanghai Pudong International Airport


Global Container Port Ranking, 2016: 1st
Container Shipping Volume, 2016: 37.13 Million TEUs




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