Last week, national freight logistics operated in an orderly manner, with container throughput increasing by 5.30% month-on-month.
Ministry of Transport: The cumulative cargo throughput of the port last week increased by 2.69% month-on-month
According to news on September 18, according to the monitoring and summary data of the Office of the State Council Logistics Guaranteeing and Guaranteeing Leading Group Office, from September 11 to September 17, national freight logistics operated in an orderly manner. Among them: the national railways transported a total of 75.101 million tons of cargo, a month-on-month increase of 1.86%; the national highways transported a total of 57.591 million trucks, a month-on-month increase of 1.81%.
The monitored ports have completed a cumulative cargo throughput of 247.355 million tons, a month-on-month increase of 2.69%, and completed a container throughput of 5.963 million TEUs, a month-on-month increase of 5.30%; civil aviation has supported a total of 109,000 flights, a month-on-month increase of 0.63%; the cumulative collection volume of postal express delivery is approximately 2.751 billion pieces, a month-on-month decrease of 0.15%, and the cumulative delivery volume was approximately 2.747 billion pieces, a month-on-month decrease of 0.22%.
The scale of civil air cargo and mail transportation increased by 26.6% to 636,000 tons in August
The Civil Aviation Administration of China held a press conference to introduce the safety production and operation of civil aviation in August 2023, the progress of civil aviation in promoting the construction of the "Aerial Silk Road", etc.
In August, the air transport market maintained a good recovery trend. The industry completed a total transportation turnover of 11.61 billion ton-kilometers, a year-on-year increase of 87.4%. The overall scale of air transport has exceeded the 2019 level for two consecutive months.
The scale of passenger transportation on domestic routes increased by 11.2% compared with the same period in 2019, and the scale of passenger transportation on international routes recovered to 52% of the same period in 2019. The scale of civil air cargo and mail transportation reached 636,000 tons, an increase of 1.1% compared with the same period in 2019, and has exceeded 600,000 tons for three consecutive months.
Exeter International Airport in the UK forced to close
According to British media reports, heavy rains have hit Exeter, a city in southwestern England, in recent days, causing flooding.
On the 17th local time, floods entered the terminal of Exeter International Airport, forcing the airport to close. Many flights were canceled that afternoon.
The airport director said the airport is working to resume normal operations as soon as possible and reminded passengers to contact their airlines for further information.
Maersk invests in Rijeka Terminal, expected to start operations in 2025
A joint venture between Maersk’s terminals division and Croatia’s ENNA Group marks the start of construction of the future €380 million (5 million) Rijeka Gateway terminal in Croatia’s Rijeka Gateway. The largest investment in the history of the Port of Yeka.
The container terminal will be developed in two phases and will start operations in 2025, with an investment of more than 200 million euros in one phase over the next two years. The move will create 300 jobs in the terminal itself and will see a further €180 million invested over the next 10 years.
Vietnam approves US.7 billion plan for new inland container transfer station
It is expected that by 2030, the Vietnamese government will invest US.7 billion to build more inland container transfer stations.
It is reported that according to the 2021-2030 ICD development plan and 2050 goals recently approved by Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha, having more ICDs will meet import and export needs, reduce logistics costs, shorten port cargo storage periods, improve processing capabilities, and ensure Cargo security.
In 2022, Vietnam's container throughput will be 25.09 million TEU, an increase of 5% from 2021. This is the slowest growth since the global financial crisis in 2009. As the impact of the epidemic eases, throughput is expected to recover.