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20 October 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 15:49 GMT+2

December 11, 2017

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Started the activity on the fourth phase of the Chinese port of Yangshan, with terminalistiche operations and automated customs inspections

Last month the port of Shanghai has enlivened altogether 3,6 million container (+11.8%)

Yesterday the activity of handling of the container on the docks prepared with the performance of the fourth phase of the project of construction of the harbour area of Yangshan (Shanghai) of property of the Chinese Shanghai International Port (Group) Co is begun experimentally. (SIPG), phase that the realization of a container has involved completely automated terminal that constitutes a real innovation of the Chinese and world-wide terminalistico panorama.

In fact, besides the real terminalistiche operations, for the first time in the terminal the customs inspections have been automated also that can be carried out from staff of a situated office to 50 kilometers of distance with use it of appropriate means to remote control for the inspection of the containers. The system allows to inspect about 150 container to the hour.

The fourth phase of the project, put into effect with an investment of 1,95 billion dollars, has involved the construction of docks for a total of 2.350 linear meters of approaches with depth of the -15 backdrop meters. With the inauguration of the new phase the annual ability to containerized trade of the harbour area of Yangshan salt to four million teu with the possibility elevating it to ulteriorly 6,3 million teu and the managed total ability from the SIPG in the harbour system of Shanghai arrives per year to 40 million teu.

The harbour area of Yangshan, whose construction is begun in 2002, is situated in the Hangzhou Bay to the border between the provinces of Shanghai and Zhejiang. The fourth phase of the project covers an area of beyond 2,2 hectares.

While last month the port of Shanghai has enlivened altogether a traffic of the container pairs to 3,6 million teu, with a progression of +11.8% regarding 3,2 million teu in November 2016. In the first 11 months of the 2017 traffic it is piled to a total pairs almost 36,9 million teu, with an increment of +8.3% regarding 34,0 million teu in the period January-November last year.

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