China Merchants takes control of Liaoning’s ports

China Merchants takes control of Liaoning’s ports

The consolidation across China’s ports scene continues with news China Merchants will merge three ports in Liaoning province, in the northeast of the country. Dalian, Yingkou and Jinzhou ports will now all fall under a unified port operating platform led by China Merchants to be called Liaoning Port Group. Full integration should be completed by the end of next year.

Other provinces have formed similar port mergers in recent months to make better use of the country’s abundant port resources.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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