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"Diamonds" standing in the Xiangshan Port

Just like two "diamonds" standing in the sea, the two cable-stayed towers of Xiangshan Port Highway Bridge are beginning to take shape. The cable-stayed bridge with twin towers and twin cable planes is the first one of its kind in Zhejiang Province, with the towers being 255.5 meters tall and the main span being 688 meters. At present, over 500 constructors are making great efforts to top the tower by the end of this year and to guarantee its opening to traffic by the end of next year

Yinzhou invests 200 mln yuan to introduce 100 talents from overseas

Recently, Yinzhou issued a notice on encouraging the overseas talents to start up and innovate on their business. It says that Yinzhou will invest nearly 200 million yuan to introduce 100 high ranking talents. 
According to the notice, global experts include those who lead in the high-tech enterprises that meet the Yinzhou industry standards, those who have served as technology or managing experts for over two years in the international famous enterprises, high-end service industry and culturally innovative enterprises and those leading innovative talents in the overseas universities and having conducted scientific research up to the international level.
Those who can meet the standards will get from the Yinzhou government favorable policy support on research, career training, housing and the arrangement of their family members’ work and study.

Port of Ningbo sees a rapid growth in domestic container transportation

According to the latest report of the operation in the third quarter by Ningbo Port Co., Ltd., from January to September this year, the containers for domestic trade handled amounted to 1,009,000 TEUs, increased by 25.4% above the same period of the previous year. Exceeding the total than handled in the whole year of 2009, this amount contributes a lot to the record breaking container transportation in the first three quarters this year.

Statistics show that in the third quarter this year, Ningbo Port Co., Ltd. handles 4,180,000 TEUs, increased by 13.5% above the same period of the previous year. From January to September, the total of containers handled amounted to 11,567,000, increased by 14.9% above the same period of the previous year, and covering 79% of the annual plan.

In this year, the flagging economic situation on the market in Europe and America has considerably affected the container transportation of the ports of China. In face of this situation, the port of Ningbo has taken active measures by seizing the opportunities brought forth by China's expanding the domestic demand and by strengthening the strategic cooperation with the artery shipping companies. With theses measures, the port has expanded its market for domestic trade containers from the ports on the coastal areas and along the Changjiang River.

Early this year, the port of Ningbo started to strengthen the cooperation with the big shipping companies and the ports in the north and the south of China, so as to promote the shipping business for foreign and domestic trade. The port of Ningbo sees a steady increase of containers from Guangzhou, Tianjin and other cities to be transferred to Zhapu, Wenzhou and Taizhou. This increases the role of the port of Ningbo for the goods from the northern and southern ports. In the meanwhile, the port of Ningbo has strengthened the transferring network for the domestic trade, by integrating the port resources and improving the supporting shipping facilities in Zhenhai and Zhapu. So far, it has finished building the transiting platform for domestic trade which consists mainly of Ningbo Daxie China Merchants International Container Terminal and Zhenhai Port.

Zhejiang's largest container carrier service center started construction in Beilun

On October 18, the construction of Beilun container carrier service center started. This center is a container carrier transportation center with its investment totaling 530 million yuan and its area totaling over 56 mu, capable of serving over 3,000 container carriers. It is so far the largest comprehensive one-stop service center for container carriers in Zhejiang. It is expected to greatly improve the logistic environment of Ningbo enhance the supporting logistic services and further promote the transformation of the logistic industry.

It is reported that the service center will build a large scale public logistic information platform. With advanced technology of internet of things and the advanced information platform, the center will be highly efficient to integrate the resources of the port, the industrial parks, the stacking yards and logistic companies, so as to form a fourth-party logistic platform and efficiently promote the informationization of the logistic industry of the city and maximize the uses of resources.

Yinzhou to spend 200 million yuan recruiting overseas talents

In the following five years, Yinzhou will put in about 200 million yuan to recruit 100 overseas talents listed in the talent programs of the state, the province the city. Financial support as much as 6.6 million yuan will be given to a talent and his program qualified for related conditions.

In recent years, Yinzhou has made constant efforts to develop the talent invitation platforms like the Business Park for the Returned Scholars, and the Innovative 128 Park. So far, the district has recruited over 90 high-level professionals as senior managers and core members of programs. Of these talents, there is one listed in the "China Global Expert Recruitment Program" , and three listed in "the Global Expert Recruitment Program of Zhejiang". The recruited overseas talents have become an important part for the economic and social development of Yinzhou.

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