A new port opens in the upper reaches of the Yangtze for vessels with a deadweight of 10 thousand tons

China’s largest river, the Yangtze, is becoming increasingly accessible to ships. So the news portal Splash 24/7 reports that yesterday in China, in Zhongxiang, a district of Chongqing municipality, a new port was opened for vessels with a deadweight of 10,000 tons. Large ships can move further and further along the Yangtze, opening up vast inland areas for exports and imports.

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The port is located about 100 km northeast of Chongqing city center and has 14 berths. In the plans, the annual cargo turnover will be 25 million tons. A logistics park is also being built next to the port. The Chongqing-Xinsheng Port will also serve as the starting point for China-Europe freight trains on the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe route.

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