Yantian Port (CNYTN)

Port Code CNYTN City Shenzhen
Port Name SHENZHEN>YANTIAN Country/Region China
Category Port Route CHINA MAINLAND
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Main Port

Introduction of Yantian Port (CNYTN)


Yantian Port (Yantian International Container Terminal) is located in Dapeng Bay, Yantian District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China, adjacent to Hong Kong. A joint venture between Hutchison Whampoa (after the reorganization of the Yangtze River Hutchison Industrial) and the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government. Yantian Port is divided into East, Central and West Ports, of which Zhonggang is divided into Phases 1 to 3, and West Port is divided into Phases 1 to 2; East Port has not yet been constructed. Yantian International Container Terminal (Yantian International) is a natural deep-water port and an important gateway for China's import and export trade. There are currently 16 large-scale container deep-water berths in the port area, with a wharf area of ​​373 hectares. It has close cooperation with nearly 40 large-scale shipping companies around the world and provides nearly 100 routes to all major ports in the world every week. Yantian International Container Terminal is a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Trust. Hutchison Port Trust is the world's first container terminal business trust, listed in Singapore. Yantian International is also a member of the global network of Hutchison Ports Group Co., Ltd., sharing the resources of the group with its port and logistics company members. The Hutchison Port Group has operations in 26 countries, operating 52 ports in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, America and Australia, with a total of 319 berths. With many years of accumulated experience, Hutchison Ports Group's business has now expanded to other logistics and related transportation services around the world, including cruise terminal and airport management, distribution centers, railway services and ship maintenance facilities. In 2014, the total global container throughput of the Hutchison Port Group reached 82.9 million TEUs.

Port data

  • 16 large container deep-water berths
  • 373 hectares of dock area
  • 78 quay cranes
  • 222 gantry cranes
  • 14-17.6 meters shore water depth
  • Water depth of 17.6 meters channel
  • 7,885 meters of total berth length

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Summary of CNYTN

Yantian Port, port code: CNYTN, located in Dapeng Bay, east of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. Port of Shenzhen consists of Yantian Port, Dachang Bay Port, Shekou Port, Chiwan Port, Fuyong Port, ICD Pinghu, etc. Yantian Port is the biggest one accouting for half of the cargo volume of Shenzhen Port which ranked the world's No.4 Container Port in 2020.
Yantian Port is the leading gateway serving import and export container traffic, Characterized by its natural deep-water berths and unparalleled mega-vessel handling capabilities. Yantian Port is the preferred port-of-call for mega-vessels in South China and one of the busiest container terminals in the world.
Yantian Port is associated with 34 shipping companies, including three major global shipping alliances (2M, OCEAN Alliance, THE Alliance), with approximately one hundred shipping lines linking with the rest of the world. Besides, it enjoys an extensive network of expressways and offers feeder services to connect with most areas in China, making it convenient for customer to deliver their containers. In 2021, the throughput capacity in Yantian Port reaches 200 million TEU. It enjoys the natural deep-water, with 20 large-scale container deep-water berths in the port area and its wharf area covering 417 hectares. Therefore, Yantian port has become the optimal option for shipping companies, especially those with super-large scale ships. It boasts cutting-edge shipping operation efficiency, ensuring nearly 20,000 container trucks in and out during peak time.

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