SITC Kicked off Direct Sailing Service from Wenzhou Port to Southeast Asia
11:42 on March 9th, accompanied by a whistle, the vessel named “SITC LaemChabang” left No. 8 berth of Wenzhou Zhuangyuan’ao Port slowly. It means SITC opened a new route from Wenzhou port to Southeast Asia officially.
As the first Southeast Asia shipping route in the customs of Hangzhou area (including Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Taizhou, Jinhua, Lishui, Quzhou), this ceremony of maiden voyage was highly appreciated in Wenzhou, Zhengjiang Province, and Zhejiang Port Group. The guests attended the ceremony include: Mr. GaoXingfu, Vice Governor of Zhejiang Provincial People’s government; Mr. Zhang Geng, Mayor of Wenzhou city ; and other officers at all levels. Mr. Mao Jianhong, Chairman of Zhejiang Port Group/ Ningbo-ZhoushanPort Group; Mr. Tang Baolin, Chairman of Wenzhou Port Group; Mr. Cai Shenkang, General Manager of Ningbo-ZhoushanPort Group, and relevant leaders of shipping units also took part in the ceremony. Mr. Yang Shaopeng, Chairman of SITC International, who delivered a passionate speech at the ceremony, introduced the great significance for this new route opened, as well as the development history of SITC. Before the ceremony, Chairman Yang and Mr. Xue, President of SITC Shipping Group had boarded this vessel, to greet all staff of “SITC LaemChabang” together.
The opening of direct flight berthed Wenzhou, Hochiminh, Bangkok, Laem Chabang and North Manila, has the advantage with direct, timely, convenient and fast. It can extend shipping service to Jakarta, Sihanoukville, LatKranbang, Batangas and other Southeast Asian ports by transit through Hochiminh or Laem Chabang port. This new route filled in gaps between South Zhejiang region and Southeast Asia. It will provide convenience for Wenzhou and its surrounding hinterland, reduce logistics cost, promote local economy and actively integrate them into the national “The Belt and Road” strategy, enhance competitiveness and influence of SITC in global shipping industry.
Mr. Yang Shaopeng, Chairman of SITC International delivered a speech at the ceremony.
Right 1st, the first row: Mr. Yang Shaopeng, Chairman of SITC International. Right 2nd, the first row: Mr. Xue Mingyuan, SITC shipping group President. Left 1st, the first row: Mr. Tang Baolin, Chairman of Wenzhou Port Group. Left 2nd, the first row: Mr. Cai Shenkang, General Manager of Ningbo-ZhoushanPort Group.
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