China Shipping Completes Port of Los Angeles Terminal Expansion

25 April 2011 (Last Updated April 25th, 2011 18:30)

China Shipping has completed a $47.6m terminal expansion project at the Port of Los Angeles, US. The project added a new 925ft section of wharf, 18 additional acres of backland and four container cranes that will increase cargo throughput, create jobs and reduce air emissions.

China Shipping has completed a $47.6m terminal expansion project at the Port of Los Angeles, US.

The project added a new 925ft section of wharf, 18 additional acres of backland and four container cranes that will increase cargo throughput, create jobs and reduce air emissions.

The company operates the West Basin Container Terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Following expansion, the terminal will have 2,125ft of wharf space and eight super post-Panamax cranes, handling cargo operations for the China Shipping, Yang Ming, K-Line, Cosco, Hanjin, Sinotrans and Zim shipping lines.

China Shipping operates five ship fleets of more than 430 vessels including container ships, oil tankers, bulk ships, passenger ships and specialised cargo ships.