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Shanghai International Port (group) co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “the group” or SIPG, stock code 600018) is the exclusive public operator of Port of Shanghai (hereinafter referred to as “the port”). As the country's first wholly-listed port enterprise, SIPG, which was wholly-listed in the Shanghai stock exchange in 2006, is the largest in China and also one of the largest port conglomerate in the world.

SIPG specializes in four main business units, namely cargo handling, port logistics, port services and port real-estate commerce, with terminal operations and management as its core business and other port-related businesses covering offshore and feeder shipping services, pilotage, towing, tallying, feeder services, warehousing, forwarding, container trucking transportation, international cruise services, port facilities leasing, port/terminal infrastructure construction and port information and technologies consultancy services.

SIPG recorded No.1 for a fifth consecutive year in the world in terms of container throughput, or 35.29mn TEU in 2014. As at Dec. 31, 2014, SIPG has reported a total asset of RMB94.28bn and net profit attributable to the shareholders of RMB6.77bn (source: 2014SIPG Annual Report).

At present, SIPG owns four major terminal areas as well as RORO and cruise terminals in Shanghai. There are 16 container deepwater berths in Yangshan Phases I-III, dealing with large-scale ocean-going liners in international trunk lanes, which can accommodate in all-weather the world's most advanced inbound and outbound full-loaded ULCVs. The Yangshan Phase IV under construction now is expected to be the leading fully automated intelligent container terminal with no field operators. Waigaoqiao Terminals (Phases I-VI) mainly handle offshore and ocean-going vessels. Luojing Terminals in Baoshan District, comprising one coal terminal, one ore terminal and one breakbulk terminal, are the largest terminals of the port dealing with bulk/breakbulk cargoes with the latest facilities and also the center for the port to receive and ship bulk/breakbulk cargoes to/from the Yangtze River delta and the Yangtze River basin. Wusong and Longwu terminals are old port areas of the port to handle breakbulk cargoes and domestic trade containers. Haitong RORO Terminal, situated in Waigaoqiao port area, is the country’s first professional automotive terminal and also the country’s largest public port automotive logistics services provider. International Cruise Terminal, enjoying advantageous location in the downtown North Bund, is the first choice for passengers to travel by cruise in/out of Shanghai.

With decades of development, the port has been the largest cargo handling and trade port in the world. Currently, SIPG has been accommodating around 3,130 monthly calls of vessels on over 280 international shipping routes and has covered almost all major shipping lanes over the world with direct calls to/from over 340 ports. Under the “One Belt & One Road” drive, the port will develop more shipping services with more ports.

Gaining the momentum from scientific and technological innovation, SIPG has always restructured and transformed its development with a target to be Intelligence Port, Green Port, R&D Port, and Efficiency Port, coupled with the construction of environmentally-friendly and resource-conservative enterprise. SIPG has had remarkable achievements in its independent R&D IP rights.

SIPG has always been taking on developing port logistic as one of its key strategies with a view to expand and strengthen the cost-effective and integrated port logistics services. SIPG will be working on extending the port logistics industrial chain by combining all relevant strengths and resources with the innovative “Internet+” and advanced information technologies.

Inspired by the corporate core value outlook of “inheriting the history, undertaking the mission", the group will open a magnificent chapter in conquering the mountain of difficulties and constructing a strong port in the future. SIPG will better serve the regional economic development and meet with efficiency and quality the needs of the customers at home and abroad in an innovative and international perspective and by means of professional and quality service. While sticking to the construction of Shanghai International Shipping Center and actively implementing the "the Yangtze River Economic Belt" and “One Belt & One Road” initiatives, SIPG will cohesively and wholeheartedly set up a harmonious and happy enterprise with commitments to accelerating the construction of China (Shanghai) free trade pilot zone, to making come true the dream for generations of constructing a strong port, and to achieving the vision of "to be a leading global terminal operator and port logistics service provider".

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