The Ministry of Natural Resources agreed to co-host the China Marine Economy Expo (CMEE) 2018 with the Guangdong Provincial People's Government.
Costing 780 million yuan ($117 million), the Zhanjiang Micro-Innovation & Marine Sci-Tech Innovation Center was inaugurated on July 9.
The Zhanjiang Maritime Affairs Bureau has recently joined hands with local marine surveillance authorities to crack down on the dumping of solid waste into the sea.
A new container shipping route between Zhanjiang and Taicang, Jiangsu province, was officially launched on June 22.
Zhanjiang Port Group broke its previous record by handling 89,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) in May, up 24 percent year-on-year.
Renovation of the Naozhou Fishing Port in the Zhanjiang Economic is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
An upgraded version of the China Marine Economy Expo (CMEE) is scheduled to return to Zhanjiang in November.
The State Oceanic Administration has recently approved the expansion of Zhanjiang port's 300,000-ton shipping lane.