[Explanation] At the 2020 "Silk Road Maritime" International Cooperation Forum held in Xiamen on September 8, Fujian officially released 6 "Silk Road Maritime" express routes and welcomed 8 new members to join, so far "Silk Road Maritime" The alliance has 183 members.

  [Explanation] As China's first "One Belt One Road" international integrated logistics service brand and platform with the theme of shipping, "Silk Road Shipping" took the lead in Xiamen in December 2018 to promote Chinese ports and countries and regions along the "Marine Silk" route Trade between ports.

In less than two years, more than 60 "Silk Road Shipping" routes have been opened, 3,410 voyages have been opened, and more than 3 million containers have been transported, covering important ports in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia, Africa and Europe.

  [Explanation] Yanci, who attended the forum and delivered a keynote speech, said that as a member of the "Silk Road Shipping" alliance, Maersk has 13 boats to and from Xiamen every week. Even during the new crown pneumonia epidemic, Maersk’s business in Xiamen The volume has also developed well.

  [Concurrent] Mr. Yan, Vice Chairman of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, President of Maersk China

  Since we joined the "Silk Road Shipping" alliance in 2018, Maersk has seen a very significant increase in the use of Xiamen port and railway transportation, and we have also seen this growth continue this year.

In the future, we will continue to focus on developing our business volume and services in Xiamen.

  [Explanation] Yanci believes that the creation of a seamless international logistics supply chain in countries along the "Sea Silk" will help reduce shipping costs, increase import and export trade volume, and promote economic development.

  [Concurrent] Mr. Yan, Vice Chairman of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, President of Maersk China

  China has become the world’s largest trading nation in a short period of time. Many of them have been established by improving infrastructure, establishing good connectivity, and attracting freight ships. In turn, freight companies can help Chinese manufacturers, Manufacturers ship products to every corner of the world, which not only has reliable services, but also reduces transportation costs, which to some extent promotes China's trade growth.

  [Explanation] According to reports, the "Silk Road Shipping" express route will give priority to various procedures in port operations, inspection and supervision, etc., to maximize the special needs of ship cargo clearance during the epidemic.

  [Concurrent] Zhang Baochen, Executive Vice President of the Chinese Society of Navigation

  Under the situation of the epidemic, it can be seen that the development of international trade and economy has also encountered a lot of resistance, but in fact, the demand for shipping still exists, and the demand for logistics still exists. "To build a flagship, I think it should be very promising.

  [Explanation] It is reported that since the launch of "Silk Road Maritime Transport", Xiamen Port has continuously improved the acceleration of logistics clearance through sea-rail combined transport and multimodal transport. Logistics solutions.

On the same day, the forum also released the first standard of the "Silk Road Maritime" service standard system-""Silk Road Maritime" Port Service Specification" and "2020 "Silk Road Maritime" Blue Book".

  Li Siyuan and Qian Xiaoyun report from Xiamen, Fujian

Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]