The port business is a crucial segment of the Group’s “Four Growth Engines” strategic layout of “Inland Port Networking, Logistics Parks, Air Cargo and Railway Freight Logistics Infrastructure”. Through its “Port Connection Action” strategy, the Group has established two integrated river-sea transportation hub ports (Nanjing Xiba Port and Jiangsu Jingjiang Port), a demonstration project for port-industry-city integration (Henan Shenqiu Port), a regional distribution port (Jiangxi Fengcheng Port) and a port supply chain service platform that connects and integrates heavy assets along midstream and downstream of the Yangtze River, thereby creating twin-star demonstration ports along the Yangtze River and forging a coordinated and differentiated development pattern involving investments and mergers and acquisitions in the port sector with synergies between multi-regional ports and the supply chain business.

SZI Port (Nanjing Xiba)

Nanjing Xiba Port Project, in which the Group holds a 70% equity interest, is located in the New Materials Industrial Park in Jiangbei New District in Nanjing and has commenced operation in 2010. It is a key port in Nanjing designed and built for sea-river intermodal transportation and rail-water multimodal transportation. It is also the only general bulk cargo terminal in the northern Yangtze River at Nanjing Port for vessels with a tonnage capacity over 10,000 tonnes. With the capability of providing various services such as unloading, loading, lightering, train loading and unloading, and warehousing, the Nanjing Xiba Port comprises a general bulk cargo terminal with a tonnage capacity of 50,000 tonnes, two general bulk cargo terminals each with a tonnage capacity of 70,000 tonnes, and two general bulk cargo terminals each with a tonnage capacity of 100,000 tonnes. It also has depots with an area of approximately 400,000 square meters that are connected to the port area by a rail link, and possesses unique regional advantages and suitability for integrated river-sea, rail-water and road-water transportation.

SZI Port (Jiangsu Jingjiang)

The Group holds 70% equity interest in the Jingjiang Port Project, which is located in the Economic Development Zone of Jingjiang City. With 693 meters of shoreline, two main berths along the Yangtze River for vessels with a tonnage of 100,000 tonnes each and five lakeside inland berths for vessels with a tonnage of 1,000 tonnes each, the Jingjiang Port Project has a designed annual throughput of 45 million tonnes. The project is positioned to become a top-notch green, smart, efficient and safe sea-river intermodal hub port and to serve as an energy storage and distribution center and a comprehensive trading center in the PRC, supporting the realization of the functions of the Jingjiang National Coal Reserve Base.

SZI Port (Henan Shenqiu)

The Group holds a 52% equity interest in the Shenqiu Port , which is located along the Shaying River in Shenqiu County . I t enjoys significant advantages in terms of waterways and serves as an important water transportation hub on the new sea route from the central plains of China. It is also a supporting project for Henan Angang Zhoukou Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., a steel company with annual production capacity of tens of millions of tons. The Shenqiu Port Project is expected to become a new hub for comprehensive water-to-land exchange between the western coalproducing areas and the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River region. It is planned to construct 26 berths for vessels with a tonnage of 1,000 tonnes each along approximately 1,600 meters of shoreline and will be built in three phases. The port is expected to increase the Group’s annual port capacity by 30 million tonnes after all berths are put into full operation.

SZI Port (Jiangxi Fengcheng)

The Fengcheng Port Project, in which the Group holds 20% equity interest, is designed to have 10 berths for bulk carriers with a tonnage of 1,000 tonnes each (with hydraulic structure for bulk carriers with a tonnage of 3,000 tonnes), among which six berths with a designed annual throughput of 6 million tonnes occupying 580 meters of the shoreline in the first phase of the project officially commenced operation in July 2023. The Fengcheng Port Project is an important distribution node along the Gan River, primarily serving sizeable power plants in the region.

Port Supply Chain Business

The Group capitalized on the resources of several major ports to promote business development and transformation, attract new customers, explore new types of services, improve logistics transportation methods, and continuously strengthen risk control, with the aim of providing customers with one-stop bulk cargo logistics and supply services.


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