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.
Type: River Port
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