Recently, Zhejiang Seaport and the organizing committee of 13th Western China International Logistics Industry Expo reached strategic cooperation on the title sponsored of the 13th Western China International Logistics Industry Expo (Western Logistics Expo for short). The two sides will take Western Logistics Expo as an opportunity to strengthen cooperation and exchange with all exhibitors, jointly strengthen the land-sea development, and jointly build the land-sea major channel to smooth the double cycle and activate new momentum. To contribute the "core" force to jointly help Xi 'an build a new pattern of opening up with the land and sea connected and the east and west mutually benefiting.
It is reported that the Western Logistics Expo is hosted by the Xi 'an Municipal People's Government in the logistics industry has a wide range of influence in the country. With the theme of "Digital energized,Build Great Chanel,Unimpeded Dual Circulation", and with the goal of leading the transportation and logistics industry to digital transformation and intelligent upgrading and development, Western Logistics Expo will set up a platform for the industry to participate in and serve national strategies such as "One Belt and One Road" construction, a new round of western development and the construction of a powerful transportation country. It will actively promote land-sea linkage and east-west two-way connectivity in the transport and logistics industry. Zhejiang Seaport is a port investment and operation group with global influence. It will set up a large exhibition stand of over 300 square meters in Western Logistics Expo to display and promote the brand image, port construction and development achievements and advantages of Ningbo Zhoushan Port, the world's largest port mainly operated by Zhejiang Seaport Group. It will also sign cooperation agreements with relevant government agencies and enterprises. and will accelerate coordinated development of land and sea.
According to the organizing committee of Western Logistics Expo, the planned exhibition area is 20,000 square meters, inviting more than 300 exhibitors and participants. The exhibition contents include coastal ports, land port hubs, port flogistics, railway transportation, road transportation, air logistics, logistics park, China-Europe freight train, multimodal transport, logistics vehicles, intelligent logistics technology and equipment, cold chain fresh distribution, supply chain logistics and so on. As a well-known exhibition in the logistics industry, Western Logistics Expo has been strongly supported by well-known enterprises and customers in the industry for many years. In recent years, more than 300 industry enterprises represented by more than ten of the world's top 500 enterprises and more than 50 well-known enterprises have been invited to participate in Western Logistics Expo. Government delegations and trade association delegations from more than 50 cities around the country will attend the conference to discuss, investigate and exchange, and explore the industry event to seek common development of the industry.
Zhejiang Seaport is the main platform of investment and financing for the development and construction of Marine port resources in Zhejiang Province. It is the first provincial state-owned enterprise with intensive operation and management of port assets in the province and the first port enterprise in Zhejiang Province and the country to win the "China Quality Award". Under the decision and arrangement of Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee and provincial government, the group has completed the comprehensive integration of the five coastal ports of Ningbo, Zhoushan, Jiaxing, Wenzhou, Taizhou and Yiwu land ports as well as related inland ports, forming a new development pattern of "one body, two wings and multiple joint" ports, and creating a "Zhejiang model" of national regional port integration reform. With the port operation sector as the core, the group coordinates and links the development of shipping service, finance and development and construction sectors. The group has built a new pattern of the four sectors advancing together. By the end of 2022, the group has nearly 300 enterprises, more than 30,000 employees, total assets of 176 billion yuan, net assets of 104 billion yuan, the main economic indicators are among the top state-owned enterprises in Zhejiang Province.
As one of the ports mainly operated by the group, Ningbo Zhoushan Port is an important container trunk port in mainland China, the largest domestic iron ore transfer base and crude oil transfer base, an important domestic liquid chemical storage and transportation base and an important coal and grain storage and transportation base in East China, as well as one of the country's main hub ports. At present, Ningbo Zhoushan Port has become an important hub for connecting with "One Belt and One Road" and the second largest port in China in terms of maritime and railway combined transport business volume, with a total of 300 routes, covering more than 600 ports in more than 200 countries and regions around the world. There are 23 maritime and railway combined freight trains, and the business covers 16 provinces, regions and cities such as Jiangxi, Anhui and Shaanxi. In 2022, the cargo throughput of Zhoushan Port of Ningbo reached 1.261 billion tons, ranking first in the world for 14 consecutive years. Its container throughput reached 33.35 million TEUs, ranking third in the world.