A Hinterland Port Makes a Brand-new Platform for SIP Development
Suzhou Logistic Center, in alliance with the port cities of Taicang and Ningpo and other related organizations, held a "forum on ocean-going container transportation by hinterland water-free port of SIP comprehensive bonded zone" on July 18, at which the enthusiastic attendees had a lively discussion on how to build "a hinterland port devoid of water".
Invited to the forum are some 150 representatives from large enterprises of the Suzhou region, such as by Samsung Group, AU Optronics, Gold Hasheng Paper Co, BenQ Telecommunications, and AsusTec Computer, famous shipping agents, logistics enterprises, and the top ten shipping companies, like Maersk Logistics, Orient Overseas, CMA CGM, etc., and those of customs and state commodity inspection offices in Suzhou. The forum is aimed to work out ways to give full play of the port functions of SIP comprehensive bonded zone, to build up a "water-free hinterland Suzhou port", to raise the customs clearance efficiency for ocean-shipping transportation, and, in the final analysis, to provide a brand-new operation platform of ocean shipping for SIP and the whole areas of Suzhou, Wuxi, and Changzhou.
The attendees of the meeting were shown around SIP Comprehensive Bonded Zone after the discussion.
July 19, 2007