Rizhao Port inked cooperation framework agreement with miner Rio Tinto to expand iron ore and supply chain services.

The two parties will establish an exchange and communication mechanism for port safety management and environment protection, and jointly explore safe, efficient, green and smart development.

Rizhao Port and Rio Tinto also establish a Joint Technology Center for providing more innovation in services for iron ore business.

Rizhao and Rio Tinto started cooperation in 2018. Rio Tinto launched RTBF blending ore business at Rizhao port in 2020, a milestone for the two parties to deepen collaboration. 

Source: Seatrade Maritime News