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Signing & Opening Ceremony for Shanghai Port Northeast Asia Empty Container Depot Hub

The release date:2021-08-13 viewed: The shop name:AAA

Lingang Special Area aims to speed up fostering Shanghai Port into a high-level global shipping hub. Empty Container Depot Hub(ECDH) will serve as one of supporting facilities to fulfill the aim.   Its full operation will not only promote and complement the shipping service function of the port, but also help consolidate its No.1 position worldwide in container throughput, and will effectively optimize the distribution of empty containers in Northeast Asia as well as improve the utilization and turnover of containers.

Mr. Zhu Zhisong, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, Secretary of the Party working committee of Lin-gang Special Area, Executive deputy director of Lin-gang Special Area Administration, Director of Yangshan Special Comprehensive Bonded Zone Administration; Mr. Gu Jinshan, Secretary of SIPG Party committee, Chairman of SIPG; Mr. Ye Jian, Deputy Commissioner of Shanghai Customs; Mr. Yan Jun, Deputy Secretary of SIPG Party committee, President of SIPG as well other officials from Lin-gang Special Area Administration attended the ceremony.

In order to build the domestic circulation central node and the domestic and international dual circulation strategic link, Shanghai Port is committed to safer, more convenient and more efficient logistics solutions during the 14th Five-year Plan period." Mr. Gu Jinshan said, SIPG will further deepen the strategic cooperation with shipping and port companies to enhance inter-connectivity, common development and shared growth, and to address the difficulties from the seasonal shortage of equipment due to the imbalanced import and export volumes, with an aim to brand the Northeast Asia Empty Container Depot Hub as a demonstrative initiative in Yangshan Special Comprehensive Bonded Zone by stepping up the capability of resource allocation and the shipping comprehensive service level of the port. By doing so, Shanghai port will be able to enhance its hub-and-spoke shipping service across the board, which will in turn injects new energy to boost a new round of high-quality development in Lin-gang Special Area.

Mr. Yan Jun introduced the main operations of ECDH, such as direct release and on-dock M&R with the aid of hardware and information-processed software, customs declaration for empty containers viable with the support of Yangshan Customs, to meet customized requirements from shipping lines. He also highlighted that Shanghai Port, a core hub port for Shanghai International Shipping Center, enjoys premium geographical location and extensive shipping network connecting vast hinterland. Yangshan Port is in duty bound to and endowed to become one of the core codes in global supply chain and is well positioned to build up an empty containers pool and to create favorable conditions for repositioning them.

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