Shunde New Port
Foshan Shunde Shunsheng Investment and Development Co Ltd signed a project investment framework agreement with Guangdong Yanghang Group Co Ltd on May 23.
The cooperation is planning to invest 600 million yuan ($87.127 million) in the project of shipping center that will be built as the largest operation and management platform of container water-land transshipment in Shunde.
According to the agreement, the two parties will jointly invest and found a company as the operation company for the project of shipping center of Yanghang Group.
It is planned that the two parties will build this project as the headquarter base for offshore shipping and inland water transportation, the management center of logistics information, the largest operation and management platform of container water-land transshipment in Shunde, and a large-scale transfer port and trade logistics transfer base.
Fang Mu’de, general manager of Guangdong Yanghang Group introduced that, the project utilizes informatization and big data to operate the nodal center with the method of offline and online e-commerce.
Currently cargo has to experience lots of parts in transportation after being sent out from the factories, which is the main reason for the high cost of logistics industry chain. But utilizing big data to analyze and break through the supply chain and realizing the logistics information sharing and resource centralization can reduce the synthetic cost of logistics which can reach up to 10%.
As the future largest external cargo port in Shunde and the significant channel to connect with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and even with the whole world, the Shunde New Port that is located at the southwest area in Shunde has already basically completed the construction and initially fulfilled the conditions for opening, which is estimated to run trial operation in the latter half year of 2017.
The total investment in the new port is about 550 million yuan ($79.86 million) with a design scale of four 3,000-ton-level berth (in the long-term it can reach 5,000-ton-level), which is estimated to achieve an annual volume of 2.2 million tons. It is supposed to become the shipping center for the southwest area and even the whole Shunde in the future.
According to the relevant responsible person from the management committee of Shunde High Technology Industrial Development Zone, the project can utilize the resources from Yanghang Group in the fields of water-land transshipment, cargo distribution, international logistics service, shipping informatization platform and etc, to introduce large-scale carrier projects to shipping business, which can provide strong support for the development and operation of Shunde New Port.