On June 1, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council released the Overall Plan for the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port, which marks the beginning of Hainan Free Trade Port construction has entered into a comprehensive stage.
On June 4, the certificate issuing ceremony for the first ship registered at the Hainan Free Trade Port was held at the Yangpu Economic Development Zone. COSCO SHIPPING Xing Wang, a 62,000 DWT multipurpose wood-pulp carrier, was issued the Certificate of Ship’s Nationality with “China Yangpu Port” as the port of registry, making it the first cargo vessel registered at Yangpu Port. It signifies the official implementation of the ship registration policy for the Hainan Free Trade Port, and the birth of the first internationally registered ship with “China Yangpu Port” as the port of registry.
COSCO SHIPPING Xing Wang being the first cargo vessel registered at Yangpu Port, is an important initiative for COSCO SHIPPING to implement its strategic framework agreement with Hainan Province and participate in the free port construction.