Qingdao, a coastal city in eastern China's Shandong province, is quickening its pace toward a marine economy of international renown, through innovative science, robust industries and marine conservation, said Mayor Meng Fanli.
Shandong will spare no efforts to promote the development of modern marine ranching in a bid to build a stronger marine economy with cutting-edge technology and outstanding marine ecosystems.
Yantai, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province, saw a dramatic increase in marine ranching development with its gross dedicated area ranking first in China.
Chinese research ship Haiyang Dizhi-9, or Ocean Geology No 9, returned to port in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, on Friday.
TÜV Rheinland Group, the largest energy group in Europe, and Shandong Shipping Corporation signed a long-term leasing agreement for ten 180,000-DWT dry-bulk vessels in Qingdao on Nov 15.
China's first undersea tunnel for a subway employed advanced technologies and machinery to combat complex geological conditions.
Ocean expedition tasks could be time-consuming and arduous, but that was not the case for researchers on the vessel Kexue, whose name means science in Chinese, which had just accomplished a scientific research mission and returned to Qingdao, Shandong province, on Monday.