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Yantian Port invests in new Yangtze River berths

Shenzhen Yantian Port has announced that it will make investment of RMB774m ($115m) to build five new berths at Hubei’s Huangshi Xingang Port on the Yangtze River.

The five berths are made up of two bulk berths, two breakbulk berths and one container berth.

Huangshi Xingang Port is a joint venture between Yantian Port (80%) and Huangshi Transport Investment (20%). The jv plans to develop Huangshi Xingang Port into a major intermodal port on the Yangtze River through the upgrading of the port.

Yantian Port said the investment will meet the growing river shipping demand in the region and it is in line with the company’s Yangtze River investment strategy.

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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