Recently, the Dayun No.1 and Huiwan No.169 container ships set off from Hebei Port Group’s container terminal in Huanghua Port to Yingkou Port in northeast China’s Liaoning Province and Fuzhou Port in southeast China’s Fujian Provice respectively. This marks Huanghua Port has officially opened two direct container lines to Yingkou Port and Fuzhou Port. Thus, HPG’s Huanghua Branch has already opened six direct container lines by far. The previous four lines are from Huanghua to Nansha Port, Zhanjiang Port, Yantai Port and Quanzhou Port. The six lines together will promote Huanghua Port’s container handling capacity and the economy of central and south Hebei Province.
In 2015, HPG’s container throughput increased by 37.73% to 1,002,700 TEUs, with Huanghua Port contributing 501,800 TEUs, a 59.81% increase compared with 2014 and 23.72% increase of growth rate.