Port of Shanghai

Shanghai port group to ease up on Yangtze plans

Shanghai International Port (Group) will slow its pace of investment in ports, terminals and related infrastructure along the Yangtze River after a massive spending boom in the past few years.

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 12:00am

Further 20b yuan expansion of Yangshan port in pipeline

Shanghai, already the world's second-busiest container port, completes the third phase of its deep-water port today and will spend roughly 20 billion yuan (HK$22.5 billion) on further expansion despite the global economic crisis, according to officials.

6 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Ningbo, Shanghai ports boost links despite rivalry

The rival ports of Ningbo and Shanghai are striving for a higher level of partnership, a move in sharp contrast to the relationship between Hong Kong and Shenzhen ports, according to experts at the Ningbo-Hong Kong Economic Co-operation Forum.

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Shanghai Port eyes top spot after net rises 22.7pc

Shanghai International Port Group said net profit increased 22.7 per cent to 3.64 billion yuan (HK$4.05 billion) last year and announced plans to surpass Singapore as the world's largest port in two years.

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Giant Hangzhou bridge to open May 1

The Hangzhou Bay Bridge, billed as the world's longest sea-crossing bridge at 36km, will be commissioned on May 1.

'The main part of the project has been completed and 95 per cent of the ancillary work has also been finished,' Xinhua yesterday quoted a spokesman for the Hangzhou Bay Bridge Construction Headquarters as saying.

31 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Shanghai port may raise rates

Analysts forecast higher charges as profit rises 36pc on throughput growth

Shanghai International Port Group, the operator of China's busiest port, is expected to raise handling charges as throughput is likely to grow 20 per cent this year, analysts said.

23 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Shanghai on track for world No3 port status

Terminal operator sees 20pc rise in box volume as Yangshan surpasses target

Shanghai Port, the busiest on the mainland, handled 20 per cent more containers last year as a full-year contribution from Yangshan Port surpassed the target set by the Shanghai government.

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

SIPG in 8.3b yuan buyout bid

Shanghai port giant to privatise unit before floating all its A shares and seeking a Hong Kong listing

5 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Operators eye instant payoff as vessels call at Yangshan

When Shanghai told the world's biggest shipping lines last month they would be transferring their Asia-Europe services in November to its new 18 billion yuan deepwater facility at Yangshan, the spotlight intensified on east China's newest port.

5 Aug 2005 - 12:00am


Merrill Lynch is raising its recommendation on China Merchants Holdings (CM) from 'neutral' to 'buy' after its acquisition of a 30 per cent stake in Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) for six billion yuan.

9 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Yangshan in line for free-trade status

Shanghai is considering policies that would give its planned port at Yangshan some of the characteristics of a free port to compete better with Hong Kong and Singapore.

5 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Shanghai hails Pudong bridge links

Shanghai took a step towards completion of the massive Lupu Bridge yesterday by linking the ends of the structure that will improve transport links to the premier Pudong development zone.

8 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

New port to transform city into major shipping centre

Chinese authorities plan to invest 1.8 billion yuan (about HK$1.71 billion) to build a new deep-water container port to transform Shanghai into a world-class and major international shipping centre.

Construction in phase one includes building five berths of 15- metre draught which will be completed by the end of the 10th Five-Year Plan in 2005.

20 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Shanghai port on course for strong growth

Shippers, shipping agents and analysts who paid a recent visit to Shanghai port organised by the Hong Kong Shippers' Council found the mission an eye-opener.

The visit discovered scepticism over the port's progress to be unfounded.

12 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Shanghai vows flexibility in expansion plan

Shanghai Port wants to fund its ambitious development programme with local and overseas capital, a Shanghai Port official says.

29 Mar 1996 - 12:00am