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Zhoushan river-sea transport service center approved

Updated: Apr 27,2016 2:32 PM

The State Council issued a document approving the Zhoushan river-sea intermodal transport service center on April 27.

The service center would cover the whole Zhoushan Archipelago New Area and several districts in Ningbo, including Beilun, Zhenhai, Jiangdong and Jiangbei. It has a land area of about 2,500 square kilometers and ocean area of 21,000 square kilometers.

The approval was issued to enhance resource integration and promote the development of river-sea intermodal transport. It is also important to the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

The government of Zhejiang province should enhance the leadership on construction. Related policies and construction projects should go through the necessary approval procedures, according to the document.

Related ministries of the State Council should give support and create a good policy environment.