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March 2014

Foreign vessel discharges wastewater into Yangtze

26 March 2014
A foreign cargo ship has been caught discharging ballast water into the lower reaches of the Yangtze River....

Xijiang cargo volume reaches 161m tonnes in 2013

26 March 2014
Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in southwest China has invested a total of Rmb22bn in the Xijiang River since 2008, reported Xinhua....

Growth in road and waterway traffic

26 March 2014
China recorded increases in both road and waterway cargo transport volume in the first two months of this year, according to the Ministry of Transportation....

Fog delays flights at Wuhan airport

26 March 2014
Heavy fog on 26 March stranded more than 3,000 passengers at Wuhan’s Tianhe airport. Visibility was less than 150 metres at the airport and 30 flights were delayed, said airport sources....

China to control exploitation of Yangtze

19 March 2014
The Chinese government will adopt its strictest measures ever to control the exploitation of the Yangtze River, a reliable source told Economic Information Daily. The National Development and Reform Commission, China&rsquo...

Three Gorges water level falls below 162m

19 March 2014
The water level in the Three Gorges reservoir has continued to decline, falling to 161.8 metres in the Wanzhou section in Chongqing municipality on 13 March. The local marine department in Wanzhou district has taken variou...

Cash rewards for rescuing Yangtze porpoises

19 March 2014
People are to be offered cash rewards for helping to save a threatened cetacean in the Yangtze River delta, reported People’s Daily. Those who report an injured or at risk Yangtze finless porpoise − and help sa...

Congressman calls for co-ordinated dam management

19 March 2014
Tang Guanjun, director of the Yangtze Administration under the Ministry of Transport and delegate of the National People’s Congress, has told the ongoing congress that the increasing number of newly-built hydropower pro...

Jingzhou throughput hits 100,000 TEU

12 March 2014
The Yangtze River port of Jingzhou, in Hubei province, recorded a throughput of 100,000 TEU for the first time in 2013....

Strong transhipment growth for Shanghai

12 March 2014
The world’s largest container port, Shanghai, recorded a river-sea intermodal transhipment volume of 15.27m TEU last year, an increase of 9.6 per cent....

Wuhu to build railway logistics park

12 March 2014
The city of Wuhu in Anhui province plans to spend Rmb2.5bn on a railway logistics park in its Sanshan district, reported Xinhua. Wuhu Railway Comprehensive Logistics Park will be jointly invested by Shanxi PORTINT Internat...

Second airport for Chengdu

12 March 2014
Chengdu will begin construction of a second airport in the first half of 2015, and possibly earlier, according to Tang Limin, head of Sichuan’s development and reform commission. The new airport, located about 60km e...

Approval for UK to open Wuhan consulate

12 March 2014
The Chinese government has given formal approval for the opening of a British Consulate General in Wuhan....

Nanjing places major order for electric vehicles

12 March 2014
Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, has ordered more than 1,000 fully electric transit buses and taxis from the Shenzhen-based automaker BYD....

Maanshan container traffic increases 25%

5 March 2014
The Yangtze river port of Maanshan in Anhui province recorded a 25 per cent year-on-year increase in container throughput to 8,204 TEU in January 2014....

Waterway traffic up 5.6% in January

5 March 2014
China’s national waterway traffic increased 5.6 per cent year-on-year to 400m tonnes in January, reported Xinhua. Road freight traffic increased 9.3 per cent to 2.87bn tonnes....

Port capacity expansion for Guangxi

5 March 2014
Guangxi autonomous region in southwest China plans to spend Rmb4bn-5bn on developing infrastructure on the Xijiang River to increase river port capacity by 25m tonnes. Xinhua reported that the Guangxi government aims to de...

Call for regular China-Russia train freight services

5 March 2014
In late February, Russian delegates attending the Yangtze-Volga Cooperative Meeting visited Tuanjiecun container station in Chongqing’s Shapingba district....

BASF to build new plant in Nanjing

5 March 2014
Chemicals giant BASF is to build a new production plant to manufacture specialty amines at its existing wholly-owned site in Nanjing Chemical Industry Park....

ST Yangtze Phoenix sheds 1,848 staff

5 March 2014
In a drastic move to save ST Yangtze Phoenix from delisting, the shipping company, under Sinotrans Yangtze Shipping Group, has laid off 1,848 staff....

Major collision in Huangpu River

5 March 2014
A 10,000dwt loaded vessel that was attempting to berth collided with another passing vessel in the Huangpu River at 1pm on 3 March, causing it to collide with several other small boats....
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