APM Terminals’ global terminal network celebrates Chinese New Year.
On February 16, the Chinese New Year will usher in Year 4715 on the Chinese calendar, the “Year of the Dog” and the tenth year of the Chinese signs of the zodiac 12-year of cycle. The Year of the Dog will end on February 5, 2019. The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, traditionally starts on Chinese New Year’s Eve and lasts 16 days, culminating with the Lantern Festival.
APM Terminals in China
In China, APM Terminals has interests in 10 facilities; five ports, including Guangzhou, Qingdao, Shanghai, Tianjin and Xiamen; extensive Inland Services operations; and offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Chinese container ports, including Hong Kong, handle approximately one-third of all container moves worldwide, and six rank among the world’s 10 busiest by volume. These includes Shanghai, the world’s largest, which surpassed 40 million TEUs in container traffic in 2017.
APM Terminals is proud to share in this celebration of the Year of the Dog, and wishes good luck and prosperity to all in the year ahead.