SITC and Xiamen port have inked three-year cooperation agreement for global shipping service development.

The two parties will jointly develop international shipping routes, cargo transhipment, global logistics chain service, cross-border e-commerce logistics platform and port cargo hinterland resources expansion.

SITC will develop Xiamen port to be a regional container shipping home port, explore international shipping service and establish transhipment base, aiming to secure double digit growth for Xiamen ports’ container throughput during 2021 and 2023, according to Yang Xianxiang, ceo of SITC.

Cai Liqun, general manager of Xiamen port said, as the world’s 14th largest container port, Xiamen port is forming alliance with SITC for high quality development on container hub port construction and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). 

Currently, SITC operates seven shipping routes for Belt and Road Initiative.

Source: Seatrade Maritime News