China-Vancouver Express NW1 New Route Sets Sail from Nansha Port Area (Picture)

On October 1, the vessel “TS TOKYO” berthed at Nansha Phase III Terminal of Guangzhou Port, marking the first voyage of the T.S. LINES China-Vancouver Express NW1 Route to the Nansha Port Area of Guangzhou Port. The order of the calling ports of the route for the 35-day voyage is as follows: Nansha – Shekou – Shanghai – Qingdao – Vancouver - Nansha.

In advantage of the Nansha Port Area of​Guangzhou Port, T.S. LINES is actively expanding its global route network. Based on the continuous expansion of its South China-Asia routes, it has launched a new Australian route CA2 and trans-Pacific route this year, and is planning to launch a new China-New Zealand route in the Nansha Port Area, so as to provide customers with more convenient and high-quality import and export services.

At present, Nansha Phase III is accelerating the construction of terminal capacity. The Phase II project of its semi-automated storage yard has passed the acceptance check. On September 26, the 11 rail-mounted gantry cranes for the Phase II project arrived. After the cranes are commissioned and put into operation, the busy and tense situation of terminal operations in the fourth quarter will be eased. The Phase II project of the semi-automated storage yard will add a loaded container yard area of 60,200 square meters, empty container yard area of 50,700 square meters, container yard capacity of 15,496 TEUs, and annual throughput capacity of 560,000 TEU to Nansha Phase III, further increase the operation capacity of container trains of Nansha Phase III and enhance port service efficiency. (Text by Yan Yonghong and Lin Yilun, Picture by Liu Shufang)