Fuzhou ports are one of the main pivotal ports in the Chinese coastlines, and one of the top 10 container shipping ports in the country.
The Mawei Port has 104 berths, including 19 10,000-tonne level deep-water berths. It has direct sea routes to about 40 countries and regions, such as Europe, the United States, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Thailand, as well as major ports in the country. In 2002, the cargo throughput reached 40 million tonnes, and container shipment volumes hit 500,000 TEU.
The recently completed Jiangyin Port is able to accommodate to 50,000-tonne container ships.