China Province Starts Taiwan Direct Shipping Route

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

North China's Hebei Province recently opened the first direct cargo route to Taiwan when a cargo of 36,000 tonnes of coal left Qinghuadao Port for Taiwan

Direct trade routes between China & Taiwan have been frozen for a number of years.

The Wuxing 6 bulk carrier left Qinghuadao Port, China's largest coal transfer port, for the Taitung and Kaohsiung ports in Taiwan, Tuesday marking the first cargo shipment between Hebei and Taiwan.

The Wuxing 6 is owned by the Qinghuangdao Wuxing Shipping Company and received approval from the mainland's Transport Ministry in April to sail directly to Taiwan.


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