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Ningbo ranks No.1 in terms of number of safe and honest shipping companies

It is learned from Ningbo Maritime Safety Administration that this year, Ningbo witnessed the addition of a new safe and honest shipping company, and three new safe and honest shipping companies won the annual endorsement. The number of safe and honest shipping companies accounted for 12% of the total number of safe and honest shipping companies in China, ranking first in the country. In addition, 32 Ningbo ships have been newly evaluated as safe and honest ships.

So far, there are 76 safe and honest ships in Ningbo, ranking No.1 in Zhejiang Province and No.3 in China for three consecutive years, accounting for 74% of the total safe and honest ships in Zhejiang Province and 12.5% in the country.

“The steady growth of safe and honest shipping companies and safe and honest ships fully demonstrates the safety management ability of Ningbo shipping enterprises and the good reputation and competitiveness of Ningbo’s fleet in the country.” said Huang Geng, Director of the Ship Supervision Division of Ningbo Maritime Safety Administration. In order to help Ningbo ships and Ningbo shipping enterprises further improve their safety management capabilities and build a world-class competitive Ningbo fleet and world-class

shipping enterprises, the maritime department took the lead in launching a “digital shipping service platform” nationwide with digital reform as the starting point. Together with many other departments, it has launched in an innovative way the service of “multiple certificates for one ship” to support the development of leading and featured shipping enterprises. Great efforts have been made to develop the transportation of bulk cargo, oil products, chemicals and other commodities. The construction of Zhejiang Pilot Free Trade Zone has provided continuous impetus for the high-quality development of Ningbo ships and shipping enterprises.

Data show that in the first three quarters of this year, the number of new ships registered in Ningbo reached 82, with a year-on-year growth of 30.2%, and the gross tonnage of ships increased by 394.3%, which means that the number and quality of Ningbo’s fleet has made a new leap-forward development

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