President Xi Jinping reviewed a grand joint sea parade in waters near Qingdao, Shandong province, on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army Navy.
Shandong, a strong maritime province in East China, will spare no efforts to build 32 national-level marine ranching demonstration areas for the development of a modern marine industrial system.
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.