Dec 30 Liangang Innovation Team was granted the title "Role Model of the Times" by an authority publicity department in China. Through the efforts of the Liangang Innovation Team led by Zhang Liangang, an expert in automated container construction, Qingdao Port has consistently turned out one of the best track records for automated terminal handling.
Dec 24 Under the special circumstances affected by the COVID-19 epidemic this year, Shandong Port Group hit a batch of new record highs in this year's shipping business. As of to Dec 24, SPG's cargo throughput exceeded 1.4 billion tons and container throughput exceeded 30 million TEUs. The group's sea-rail joint transport exceeded 2 million TEUs, and the 70th container line had been launched.
Dec 12 The Shandong Gainsense Futures Co Ltd gained official approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission on Dec 2, with Qingdao Port of Shandong Port Group as the major shareholder. The futures company is dubbed as the first futures company across the country after an interval of 20 years and also the first one in Qingdao.
Nov 13 Qingdao Port signed a cooperation agreement with CRRC Yangtze Co Ltd to jointly cooperate air-track intelligent transport system on Nov 13, which marks world's first air-track intelligent transport system settle in the Shandong Port Group.
Oct 23 Shandong Port Group handled a total of 1.54 million TEUs via sea-rail intermodal transportation in the first three quarters of this year, an increase of 17.2 percent year-on-year, according to data released by the group on Oct 23.
Aug 26 Shandong Port Group was the first to complete the establishment of a standardized system for automated container terminal in China.
Aug 8 The 2020 Qingdao Lind-Sea Linkage Seminar was held in Qingdao.
Aug 6 Aug 6 marked the first anniversary of Shandong Port Group.
July 31 The 2020 Consumer Goods Import Conference was held in Qingdao, based on the construction of Consumer Goods Distribution Centers in Jinan and Qingdao.
July 28 The 2020 Shandong Port Global Petroleum Trading Conference took place in Qingdao.
May 20 The launch ceremony for the North China Living Material (Jinan) Distribution Center was held in Jinan.
May 15 The Qingdao Port-Zarubino Port-Huichun Port shipping route for cross-border transport of domestic goods - operated by Shandong Port Group and the first of its kind in northern China - made its debut in the coastal city of Qingdao in East China's Shandong province.
Apr 26 The world's largest container vessel, the HMM Algeciras - with a carrying capacity of 24,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) - made its maiden voyage from Qingdao Port operated by Shandong Port Group.
March 4 Shandong Port Group was the first of its kind to introduce the international transfer of foreign trade crude oil business among China's coastal ports.
March 2 Shandong Port Group signs a strategic cooperation agreement with the Zibo municipal government to cooperate on an inland port of five-set scheduled trains from Zibo to Qingdao's Huangdao district.
Feb 27 The first national blending business for bonded crude oil out of the warehouse passed customs clearance, marking the implementation of the first oil business since the launch of the China (Shandong) Pilot Free Trade Zone policy.
Feb 26 Qushanhai vessel with a full load of bauxite arrives at berth No 16 at the Shandong Port Group's Port of Rizhao, the first ship from the bauxite mine of Guinea's Bofa project run by Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) and is officially received and discharged. The substantive progress of this overseas cooperation project marked the beginning of the industrial layout of Shandong Port Group's cooperation with Chinalco related to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Feb 24 With construction equipment in full operation at Dongjiakou Port area of the Port of Qingdao, the first batch of key projects with total investment of 21 billion yuan ($296 million) in 2020 start at the ports of Qingdao, Rizhao, Yantai and Bohai Bay.
Jan 13 Shandong Port Group launches a conference centered on the theme "Remain true to our original aspiration and keep our mission firmly in mind" in Qingdao.
Jan 8 The completion and operation of the third phase of the pipeline marks the opening of the "golden channel" of the crude oil industry chain from the coast of the Yellow Sea to the coast of the Bohai Sea.
Jan 5 The 2019 Great Craftsman in Qilu award ceremony is held in Jinan, Shandong province. Guolei, a QQCT bridge crane driver from the Port of Qingdao of Shandong Port Group wins the award.