●From 2015 to 2018, the annual completed container volume of Qingdao port sea-rail combined transportation has won the national port champion for 4 consecutive years
●Sea direction: Qingdao Port gathers more than 160 container routes
●Land direction: 40 international and domestic trains cover Shandong, radiate along the Yellow River, and reach Central Asia directly
●The volume of 4 large trains across the border has achieved double-digit rapid growth, and the logistics time between Qingdao and Central Asia and the Russian Far East has been reduced by half compared with sea transportation
●The national demonstration project is seamlessly connected with the new mode of sea-rail intermodal transportation of "front port and back station, integrated operation" at the port; "one-stop" for all business
Recently, the latest statistics of Qingdao Port Sea-Rail Intermodal Transport have been released: After leading the country from 2015 to 2017, Qingdao Port Sea-Rail Intermodal Transport once again achieved explosive growth in 2018, with 1.154 million TEUs completed throughout the year, a year-on-year increase of 48.7% , Becoming the first port with sea-rail combined transport operation container volume exceeding one million TEU mark among coastal ports across the country, and has won the national port championship for the fourth consecutive year.
In recent years, Qingdao Port has firmly implemented the “One Belt, One Road” initiative and built a safe, convenient and efficient logistics “golden channel” by optimizing the allocation of sea- and land-bound resources, which has fully strengthened Qingdao Port as a “Silk Road Economic Belt”. The competitive strength of the "outlet" and "bridgehead" of the regions along the route provides trade convenience and efficient logistics support for countries and regions along the "Belt and Road".
In terms of sea direction, Qingdao Port currently has more than 160 container routes, ranking first among ports in northern China. Among them, there are more than 70 direct routes to Southeast Asia, the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Europe, the Black Sea, Russia, Africa, and Australia, building a huge maritime trade route network connecting countries and regions along the "Maritime Silk Road".
In terms of land, Qingdao Port relies on the advantages of sea-rail combined transportation, strengthens the construction of inland ports, improves the grid marketing layout, and continuously increases the market share of sea-rail combined transportation. At present, a total of 40 trains have been opened, including 28 internal trains, 7 external trains, and 5 international trains (including China-Korea Express), forming a networked layout of "one city, one port, covering Shandong" , While radiating along the Yellow River and reaching Central Asia.
On this basis, Qingdao Port's imports from SCO member states have increased significantly recently, and the container volume of the four transit trains (Alashankou, Horgos, Erenhot, and Manzhouli) through sea-rail combined transport has achieved double-digit rapid growth. Among them, the logistics time of transit trains in Central Asia has been reduced from nearly one month to 12-16 days.
The policy support effect of the national demonstration project on Qingdao port sea-rail combined transportation has gradually emerged. Among them, the "Qingdao "One Belt One Road" Cross-border Container Sea-Rail Combined Transport Demonstration Project" has achieved cooperation with the "Glue Yellow Small Operation" container circulation train, the Central Asia cross-border container train and the China-Korea Express. The seamless connection of the sea-rail combined transport mode of the port "front port and rear station, integrated operation". Strengthen cooperation with major shipping companies, promote the entire bill of lading operation mode, and open up the two-way logistics channel between sea and land.
The first multimodal customs supervision center in the coast of the country approved by the General Administration of Customs-China Railway Union Group Qingdao Central Station Customs Supervision Site, so that goods entering the central station are deemed to have arrived at the front of the terminal, and the arrival report can be sent as "one stop" Operation of the sea-rail combined transport business.
In the future, Qingdao Port will also join hands with the inland hub cities of Zhengzhou, Xi’an, Ningxia, Gansu, Qinghai, and Urumqi to build a sea-rail intermodal transport transfer base to build three core areas along the Yellow River Basin in the east, central and west, and set up cooperation with customers in the hinterland. The “golden channel” of sea-rail combined transport and logistics that seamlessly connects and operates efficiently all over the world.
Li Fengli, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Qingdao Port Group, said: "Qingdao Port is not only a port of Qingdao and Shandong, but also a port of China and a port of the world. In the new historical period, Qingdao Port will speed up its construction as General Secretary Xi Jinping. With the goal of being a world-class marine port, we will continue to firmly implement the “Belt and Road” initiative, build a modern logistics system focusing on sea-rail transportation, and strive to connect the four major economic circles of Japan, South Korea, ASEAN, Central Asia, and Europe, and accelerate land and sea Make overall plans to realize the interconnection and mutual benefit of East, China and West."