The Zhanjiang section of the Guangdong Coastal Highway, the longest of its kind in the world, is projected to open by 2022.
Container throughput at Zhanjiang Port exceeded 900,000 in 2017, surpassing its annual target and marking a year-on-year increase of 25 percent.
A freight train loaded with cargo from Africa departed Yangping Station in Qiandongnan for Zhanjiang Port on Dec 29.
Cargo throughput at Zhanjiang port hit a record high of 100 million tons, as a batch of iron ore was discharged at the No 300 berth on Dec 22.
A raft of major investment projects are set to significantly boost the marine economy of the southern port city of Zhanjiang - already a leading commercial powerhouse for the province of Guangdong.
The four-day China Marine Economy Expo (CMEE) 2017 ended in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province on Dec 17.
The fifth China Marine Economy Expo, the only state-level comprehensive marine expo in China, opened in Zhanjiang on Dec 14.
The annual China Marine Economy Expo will swing into action again in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, on Dec 14-17, to promote global marine industrial communications and development.