2nd Annual China Port Expansion and Efficiency Summit 2010
QINGDAO, CHINA – China's Port Industry showed a clear sign of recovery at the end of 2009. Therefore, port operators are seeking solutions to secure future growth, in order to stand out after the economic crisis. Port of Qingdao is one of the largest ports in China. As part of a joint venture, Qingdao invested 1.4 billion dollars in the fourth stage of Qianwan Harbor, which included 10 deep-water berths and expansion of the total dock length to 3,408 meters. More than 50 billion dollars is to be invested in Dongjiakou Harbor, one of the two largest accessory harbors at Qingdao Port.
Noppen's 2nd Annual China Port Expansion and Efficiency Summit, co-organized by Qingdao Dongjiakou Port, took place on 27th – 28th May in Qingdao, China. Supported by the International MultiModal Transport Association (IMMTA), the International Association of Ports & Harbors (IAPH) and the American General Business Association, this event brought together 70 of the most prestigious leaders from the port industry to explore solutions for port long-term growth and to update on the latest port expansion schemes.