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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Monday, September 14 2020 - 12:04
Xinhua Silk Road: Silk Road Maritime to better serve international logistics under BRI
BEIJING, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --

As China's first international shipping logistics service brand and platform, 
the Silk Road Maritime has seen growing business volume in recent years, 
providing opportunities for global enterprises to participate in the 
construction of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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Based on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road positioning and advantages, the 
Silk Road Maritime was established by China's Fujian Province in December 2018 
and has 62 named shipping routes covering major ports in East Asia, Southeast 
Asia, South Asia, West Asia, Africa and Europe.

As of the end of August 2020, the Silk Road Maritime has operated more than 
3,400 voyages and a total container throughput of more than 3 million TEUs.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, relevant departments and 
enterprises of the Silk Road Maritime have launched series of measures to 
effectively ensure the smooth operation of the industrial chain and supply 

In June, the container throughput of China's Xiamen Port increased to 1.005 
million TEUs, setting a new record for a single month.

The Silk Road Maritime and other platforms established in recent years are 
expected to strengthen exchanges and cooperation in various fields such as 
industry, investment, economy and trade, promote the transformation of maritime 
advantages into potential international cooperation to achieve common 
development, mutual benefits and win-win results, said Zhao Long, vice governor 
of Fujian Province at the Silk Road Maritime International Cooperation Forum 
2020 held on September 8.

During the forum, another eight institutions joined the Silk Road Maritime 
Alliance, making its total members to 183.

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SOURCE  Xinhua Silk Road 

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   Caption: Photo taken on September 8 shows the interior scene of the Silk 
Road Maritime International Cooperation Forum 2020.