GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

SEOUL, Jan 23 (FAM) – A total of 598,420 TEU of containers was moved by ferry between South Korea and China in 2016, which increased 7.2% year on year. Meanwhile, 1,525,131 passengers in total used ferry services between the two Asian economies, which rose 5.9%.

Looking at the container movement by trade, those carried between Inchon and Dalian held the largest share of 8.9%, which were followed by those between Pyeongtaek and Rizhao, 8.6%; between Pyeongtaek and Dalian, 8.4% and between Inchon and Qingdao, 8.3%.