The Port of Dalian said that it shipped 179,900 cars and handled about 1.65 million passengers in 2012.
To fight the impact brought on by the global economic slowdown, the port said it boosted its traditional roll-on/roll-off business, which guaranteed the good results in 2012.
The port is one of the biggest in Northeast China with more than 80 berths, out of which 50 are berths for vessels over 10,000 million metric tons, which transport containers, crude oil, bulk ore, grain.
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