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September 2013

Wuhan subsidises direct shipping to Taiwan

25 September 2013
Wuhan government will promote direct shipping to Taiwan, to be launched on 29 September, by offering Rmb300 for each container on top of a subsidy of Rmb50,000 for each journey completed on time, according to a story publishe...

Three Gorges Reservoir to reach 175m by end-Oct

25 September 2013
According to the Three Gorges Administration of Navigable Affairs, the water level at the first of the reservoir’s five shiplocks reached 166.15 metres at 10am on 22 September and the final ‘dash’ to 175 met...

Iron ore imports surge at Zhangjiagang

25 September 2013
Zhangjiagang port bucked a national trend by recording a a substantial increase in iron ore imports during the first eight months of this year, according to China Shipping Newspaper....

Huge rise in Nantong copper imports

25 September 2013
Copper concentrate imports shipped through The Yangtze River port of Nantong in Jiangsu province surged 93 per cent year-on-year in the first eight months of 2013 to 2.709m tonnes, according to data released by the General Ad...

Pearl River cargo volumes grow in August

25 September 2013
Cargo volume on the Pearl River and its tributaries in southern China increased 15.1 per cent year-on-year to 53.5m tonnes in August, according to the Pearl River Administration of Navigational Affairs....

China’s logistics sector posts higher growth

25 September 2013
A year-on-year growth rate of 9.5 per cent was reported in China’s logistics sector for the first eight months of 2013, with goods worth Rmb127,000bn moving around the country....

Steady industrial expansion for Nanjing

25 September 2013
Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, increased its gross industrial output by 10.7 per cent year-on-year to Rmb829.69bn in the first eight months of 2013, according to the city’s statistics bureau. Gross output of t...

August dip in Yangtze container throughput

18 September 2013
Data from the Yangtze River Administration show an increase in August cargo throughput in the major Yangtze ports....

Yangtze infrastructure funding a priority – transport minister

18 September 2013
The steering committee for co-ordinated development of Yangtze shipping, headed by Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang and attended by senior representatives from the local governments of Chongqing, Yunnan, Shanghai, Jiangsu...

Three Gorges reinforce AIS inspection

18 September 2013
Maritime safety officials are focusing their efforts on rooting out any abuse of the Automated Identification System in the Three Gorges area....

Keppel starts work on Anhui logistics park

18 September 2013
Keppel Telecommunications and Transportation of Singapore has started work on a 33-hectare integrated logistics park in the city of Luan, Anhui province. Keppel Wanjiang International Coldchain Logistics Park will provide...

Strong increase in August rail freight volume

18 September 2013
The volume of freight carried daily in China rose 4.4 per cent year-on-year in August as a result of an improving economy, according to a report by the state-owned China Railway Corporation. The volume is the largest since...

Nantong chosen for new carpet tile plant

18 September 2013
Shaw Industries Group, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer, is to open a 19,500 sq metre carpet tile plant in the Yangtze port city of Nantong, Jiangsu province....

Chongqing secures strong industrial investment

18 September 2013
During the first eight months of 2013, Chongqing recorded industrial investment of Rmb202.3bn, up 17 per cent compared with the same period of 2012....
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