[photopress:Shanghai_port.jpg,full,alignright]According to a report conducted by Dalian Maritime University and Shipping China, an industry website based in Dalian, Shanghai International Port, operator of China’s busiest container port, ranks highest among China’s sixty ports in terms of comprehensive competence.
The comprehensive competence of 60 major ports in China was surveyed by evaluating investment trends, handling capacity, financial situations and geographical conditions.
Liu Bin, professor with Dalian Maritime University said Shanghai port scored 257.9 points, ranking highest with an absolute advantage among all the ports. He said it was the only port in China that is internationally competitive.
Shanghai, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Guangzhou and Ningbo ports were the top five out of sixty ports with comprehensive competence on the list, followed by Tianjin, Xiamen, Dalian, Lianyungang and Yingkou ports.
Shipping China conducted an online survey that covered some 12,000 Chinese respondents, all of whom are involved in some way with shipping. They were asked to evaluate the levels of service of domestic major ports based on staff service attitudes, service regulation and facilities, port handling capacity, charge and direct shipping service. Surprisingly, the survey found that Lianyungang port came out top in terms of customer satisfaction, followed by Yingkou, Qingdao, Tianjin and Shanghai ports.
Source: China Daily