Shandong Port Group Co Ltd, established on Aug 6, 2019, is currently the world's largest port operator. It is a provincial State-owned enterprise approved by the People's Government of Shandong Province.
The group consisting of Qingdao Port, Yantai Port, Rizhao Port and Bohai Bay Port, operates 17 major ports (port areas) and more than 300 production berths, and has more than 60,000 employees.
Since it was founded, Shandong Port Group has accelerated the process of "three synchronization" of integrated reform, development and planning for the future, and promoted "three integration development".
The group operates in 11 business segments: shipping, trade, logistics, sci-tech, equipment manufacturing, overseas development, financial services, ports construction,city-industry integration, cruise culture & tourism and vocational education.
Shandong Port Group has the world's largest 400,000-ton ore terminal, 450,000-ton crude oil terminal, a container terminal capable of porting 24,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) container vessels, and a special terminal capable of berthing 227,000-ton cruisers. It has more than 200 container shipping routes covering more than 180 countries and regions.
In 2019, its cargo throughput reached 1.32 billion tons, with a year-on-year growth of 10.9 percent, ranking first among China's coastal ports. It completed 29.56 million TEUs, an increase of 9.7 percent year-on-year, ranking second among China's coastal ports.
Shandong Port Group actively implements the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and undertakes other such national missions. It actively synergizes the national strategy of serving the country and the BRI, and taking the East-West two-way economic cooperation and the linkage between the land and sea as its development path.
A brief speech from group leadership
Shandong Port Group has been adhered to President Xi Jinping's important instructions on China's maritime development - "attach greater importance to develop knowledge on the ocean" and "speed up the progress in the construction of world-class sea ports" - promoted during the annual sessions of the National People's Congress and the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in 2018.
The establishment of Shandong Port Group in August 2019 ushered in a new era in the reform and development of Shandong province's coastal port integration.
Shandong has a coastline of 3,345 kilometers. Shandong Port Group, rooted in the land of Shandong and nourished by Confucian culture, has gone through a hundred years of ups and downs.
Generations of port people have inherited and carried forward the cultural genes of loyalty, integrity, benevolence, justice and courtesy, driving the group's sustainable, steady growth, just as a huge wheel sets course.
Shandong Port Group, which has integrated the major ports in the province, including Qingdao Port, Yantai Port, Rizhao Port and Bohai Bay Port, operates 16 major ports (port areas) and more than 300 production berths.
We have been reaching out to the world with more than 200 container shipping routes covering more than 180 countries and regions through the integration reform of the four ports, with our loading and unloading efficiency, automation level, cargo throughput and container throughput rating as the world's best.
In a bid to become a strategic sea hub of the BRI and to serve our clients, we have exerted all our energies on developing internationally advanced smart green ports and becoming a logistics hub, building up internationally advanced city-industry integration and providing internationally advanced financial and trade services; we also are striving to transform the ports into culture & tourism hotspots of the cruise industry.
On behalf of our more than 60,000 employees, we express our high respect and heartfelt thanks to all the people from all walks of life at home and abroad who fully support the reform and development of Shandong Port Group.
"Lead in all directions and gain a reputation all over the world." Hereby, we warmly welcome any partnership, from home and aboard, to visit Shandong Port Group to exchange cooperation experience and discuss cooperative partnerships.
Huo Gaoyuan, Party secretary and chairman of the board of Shandong Port Group
Li Fengli, deputy Party secretary and general manager of Shandong Port Group
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