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Port Shanghai first in ranking as world’s best-connected port

UNCTAD placed the Shanghai port first in 2019 ranking of the world’s best-connected ports, that was published on August 7. The Shanghai port garnered a connectivity score of 134 points, followed by the ports of Singapore (124.63 points), Pusan (114.45 points) in Korea and Ningbo (114.35 points), also in China.

Cambodian port welcomes first MOL car carrier

On 23 January, the MOL-operated car carrier ‘Grand Orion’ called at the Port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, and discharged about 12,000 tons of construction machinery, in the first call at a Cambodian port by an MOL-operated car carrier. Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s only deep-water port and its facilities have been developed with the support of the Japanese government.

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