“Du Shan Port has passed the national check for opening to the public!” The review committed that is composed of State Port Management Office, Public Security Bureau, Traffic and Transformation Bureau, General Customs, Quality Inspection General Bureau and Army Supply Bureau has approved the request to open the expanded port of Jiaxing Port and released this exciting news. This means the development of Dushan Port has heralded in new historic opportunities. This is also a milestone of promoting the marine economy of Pinghu.
Du Shan Port is on the left of Jiaxing Port, which is level one port in China. It has a deep ocean line of 15.2 km. The front water of the port is as deep as 15 meter. It is the only deep water quality port in the north of Zhejiang province. It is planned to have 3 port areas for chemical and industrial products, containers and bulk cargos, which can allow 43 distant-sea production berths of more than 10000 ton. So far 5 ports have been established for Shanghai Port Containers, Du Shan Port Bureau, Jiaxing Port Logistics, Jiaxing Power Plant and Pinghu Glass Plant, which is totaled up to 9 berths of more than 1000 ton and 5 berths of more than 1000 ton. The annual capacity is proposed to reach 22.59 million ton. In 2015, the product capacity has amounted to 13.67 million tons. Besides, the approved Jiaxing Port Logistic Phase II and Zhejiang Energy Coal Transfer Port are expected to complete by this year and put into operation next year. This inspection has approved the opening of both Shanghai Port Du Shan container port and Du Shan Port Bureau’s port.
“It’s of milestone significance to the development of Jiaxing port and will exert important and profound significance on the marine economic development of Jiaxing.” Lou Jianming analyzed that the opening of port expansion is conducive to the further enhancement of traffic advantages of Pinghu and providing a platform for many major strategies such as matching with Yangtze economic delta and Zhoushan river/sea combination service center. This is also a more convenient and economic new channel for export-oriented companies in Pinghu to import and import products. The opening of the entire area is conducive to the readjustment and optimization of Jiaxing port planning, service functions and product structure.