CHINA Gaoxiong-Pingtan shipping route completes trial run


Gaoxiong-Pingtan shipping route completes trial run

People's Daily app

02:38, January 21, 2019

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The first shipment along the Gaoxiong - Pingtan cargo route arrived in Fujian Province after completing a nine-hour journey from Gaoxiong on January 20, 2019.  (Photo: People's Daily app)

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This ship carried 87 containers weighing a combined total of 700 tons, including 500 tons of fresh fruit, vegetables, and frozen goods just in time for the Chinese New Year on January 20, 2019.  (Photo: Xinhua)

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Previous shipments normally took upwards of three days due to transfer stops along the way. Cargo ships can now complete the journey within nine hours, ensuring the quality of fresh produce cargo on January 20, 2019.  (Photo: China News Service)

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The new route is expected to become fully operational after the Spring Festival holiday. Fresh produce and seafood from Gaoxiong will be supplied to Zhejiang Province, Shanghai and Beijing in the future.  (Photo: Xinhua)

(Compiled by Wang Zi)

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