Shipping throughput of Three Gorges Dam reaches 160 million tonnes

December 3, 2023
Updated 2023/12/03 at 8:21 AM
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The shipping throughput of the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydropower project, had reached 160 million tonnes as of 6 p.m. on Nov. 23, surpassing the highest level recorded in previous years, the Ministry of Transport said on Nov. 24.

Breakdown of the figures showed the dam’s ship locks had a throughput of 156 million tonnes, while the dam’s ship lift had a throughput of 4.38 million tonnes.

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