Yantai Port in East China's Shandong province set a new world record in unloading efficiency after unloading an average of 12,438 tons of iron ore per hour from a single ship.
Located in the Yantai Economic and Technological Development Area, Bajiao Bay Marine Economic Innovation Zone has a planned area of 8.4 square kilometers and an investment of nearly 38 billion yuan ($5.49 billion).
The 2020 Qingdao Land·Sea Linkage Seminar was held in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, on Aug 8.
Shandong, a marine economic powerhouse in East China, has been advancing the development of modern and intelligent marine ranches in the province.
Shandong province will continue to boost its marine economy by focusing on the development of ports, marine industries and ecology, said Li Ganjie, governor of Shandong.
A multifunctional intelligent ecological marine ranch platform has begun operating in Yantai, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province, and welcomed its first batch of visitors on July 10. It is the first of its kind in China.
From January to June this year, Shandong Port Group's total cargo throughput exceeded 700 million tons, with a year-on-year growth of 7.1 percent, according to official statistics.