Sulis Staff Writer
World Ports: Xiamen, China
The Port of Xiamen is an important deep-water port, comprising of twelve areas located on Xiamen Island, the adjacent mainland coast, and along the estuary of the Jiulong River in southern Fujian, China.
Xiamen is ranked the 8th-largest container port in China and 13th in the world. It is the 4th port in China with the capacity to handle 6th-generation large container vessels.
In 2010, Xiamen incorporated the neighbouring port of Zhangzhou to form the largest port of China's Southeast. The world's top shipping companies have all established major shipping routes and operations in Xiamen. A total of 68 shipping routes serve over 50 countries to almost all the major ports in the world, yielding an average of 469 ship calls at the port each month.
Time Zone: GMT+8
Deadweight Restriction: 225,000mt
Port Position: 24°27'0.00"N, 118°4'0.00"E
Nearest Airport: Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
Global Container Port Ranking, 2020: 13th
Container Shipping Volume, 2020: 11.41 Million TEUs