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Guangzhou Port to develop new auto terminal

Guangzhou Port Group and SAIC Motor have signed an agreement to jointy develop Haijia Automobile RoRo Terminal project as part of the international automobile logistics park in the new Nansha Free Trade Zone.

The terminal will have two roro berths with total designed handling capacity of 620,000 vehicles upon completion by the end of 2017. Total investment for the project is about RMB612m ($94.4m).

The new terminal will be operated together with three existing auto roro berths at Nanshan Port, which will have a total automobile handling capacity of 1.8m vehicles each year.

According to Chen Hong, president of Guangzhou Port Group, the port will further develop Shazi Island in Nansha into the hub of automobile transport and trading for South China.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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