Yingkou Port president investigated by authorities

Yingkou Port president investigated by authorities

Dalian: The anti-corruption sweep in China is taking down more major officials in the shipping industry. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCID) has announced that Gao Baoyu, president of Yingkou Port Group, is currently being investigated by authorities for corruption activities.

Yingkou Port said the vice president of the company has taken over the position temporarily, and operations remain normal.

Gao has been the president of Yingkou Port Group since 2000, he also served as the deputy chief of Yingkou Port Authority.

Yingkou port is a major seaport in northeast China and a fast growing port in China. Its container throughput ranked the ninth amongst domestic ports in 2014.

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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