Starting from Sept 1, Qiongzhou Strait ro-ro passenger ships have officially implemented liner service and a unified information system to sell tickets, so that travel time can be greatly shortened.
The renovation and extension of the 300,000-ton waterway at Zhanjiang Port started on Sept 28.
The freighter Nordlion arrived at the Baoman Container Terminal at Zhanjiang Port on Sept 23. It was Evergreen Marine Corp's (EMC) first voyage between Zhanjiang, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.
The monthly cargo throughput exceeded 10 million tons for the first time ever at Zhanjiang Port in January, up 10 percent year-on-year, setting off the year with a promising start, announced the Zhanjiang Port Group on Feb 2.
The amount of imported food processed through Zhanjiang Port has risen from 520,000 tons in 2009 to 3.27 million tons in 2017.
Zhanjiang Port once again reached the top 10 in China for cargo throughput.
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.