Taicang Port Development Zone is located at the intersection of China’s Yangtze River Economic Belt and Coastal Opening-up Belt, with the Yangtze ]River to the east, Shanghai to the south. A strategic position.
Taicang Port’s 2007 throughput was 1.02 million TEUs (same as a standard container but stands for Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit), although the port is capable of handling 2.35 million TEUs yearly.
In the first half of 2008, the port’s container throughput jumped 60 % over the corresponding period in 2007 to 661,900 TEUs.
Source: CargoNews Asia