Yantai Port has successfully opened its first Mexico freight liner route, marking an important milestone in expanding its sea routes and strengthening its position as a key trading port.
Yantai in East China's Shandong province held a promotional conference in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality on Feb 22.
The 13th day of the first month of the lunar calendar marks the traditional Sea Festival. On this day, fishermen in Haiyang gather together to pray for a good seafood harvest and safe voyages in the new year.
In January, Yantai Port, a subsidiary of Shandong Port Group, handled 35.9 million metric tons of cargo and 368,000 TEUs of containers, up 4.8 percent and 10.4 percent year-on-year.
The Tayho International Intellectual Innovation Center in the Bajiaowan New Area in Yantai city of Shandong province started construction on April 16.
Yantai in East China's Shandong province will accelerate its pace in promoting the development of the marine industry.