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Ningbo accelerates the construction of "Hub Free Trade Zone"

On the 7th, the "Kur" LNG (liquefied natural gas) transport ship docked steadily at the "Green Energy Port" terminal of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Ningbo, reloading 65000 tons of liquefied natural gas from the bonded warehouse onto the ship, and then transporting it overseas for sale by LNG ships. This is the first time Ningbo has conducted bonded LNG offshore transshipment trade in East China, following the implementation of the province's first bonded LNG refueling business for international navigation ships in June.

At the beginning of this year, Ningbo issued the "Action Plan for Building "The Hub Free Trade Zone "in the Ningbo Area of the China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone. The action plan proposes that the Ningbo area should be built into a hub free trade zone with "good global accessibility, excellent internal and external connectivity, strong resource allocation, and high integration and innovation", and become a benchmark for the national "hub free trade zone".

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World's "largest ship" docks at the "largest port"

Recently, Ningbo-Zhoushan Port has attracted "cargo kings" from the sea to berth.

On July 5, the 400000 ton ore carrier "Brazil" slowly docked at berth 1 of the Shulanghu Ore Transfer Terminal in Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, marking that all 68 of the world's largest 400000 ton ore carriers have docked at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port. In April this year, berth 4 of the container terminal in the Chuanshan Port area also welcomed the world's largest container ship, the "Mediterranean Irina".

The popularity of Ningbo-Zhoushan Port is inseparable from the "smart" guarantee provided by Ningbo Customs for overtime work.

It is reported that Beilun Customs, under the jurisdiction of Ningbo Customs, innovatively uses a contactless ship health quarantine system. Through remote video monitoring, crew members are arranged to take temperature measurements in batches according to

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Ningbo Zhoushan Port makes steady progress in transportation production

in the first half of the year

On July 10, it was learned from the Provincial Department of Transport that in the first half of the year, the cargo throughput of Ningbo Zhoushan Port reached 679 million tons, up 6.0% year on year; The container throughput was 17.68 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 1.2%, and transportation production achieved steady progress.

Ningbo Zhoushan Port closely follows the export needs and market demands of foreign trade enterprises, and cooperates with liner companies to actively optimize the layout of port routes. The total number of container routes has reached 301, including 249 international flight and 125 "the Belt and Road" routes.

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Collecting 68 biggest mining ships in the world,

 the world's largest port sets a new record

At about 12 noon on July 5, under the “guard” of several tugboats, the world's largest 400,000-ton mining ship “Brazil” slowly docked at berth 1 of the Ningbo Zhoushan Port ShulanghuOre Transfer Terminal, announcing that Ningbo Zhoushan Port set a record for the arrival of all 68 of the world's largest mining ships.

“The largest ship is not rare, the rare is the 'Grand Slam'.” The relevant person in charge of Ningbo Zhoushan Port said with a smile.

As the world's largest port in terms of cargo throughput, Ningbo Zhoushan Port has always been a popular “check-in place” for the largest ships of all kinds. Prior to this, the world's largest 400,000-ton mining vessel, Ningbo Zhoushan Port Shulanghu Lake ore transit terminal has received and unloaded more than 300 times, and the cumulative iron ore throughput has exceeded 300 million tons, which can fill more than 5,000 standard football fields. In addition, Ningbo Zhoushan Port has also received and unloaded the world's largest oil tanker “Taiou” for many times, and successively received the world's largest container ship “Changfan”, “Mediterranean Irina” and “Mediterranean Michel Cappellini”, frequently breaking records.

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