Dunkerque Port Signs Pact with Shanghai Port

13 July 2010 (Last Updated July 13th, 2010 18:30)

France's Port of Dunkerque has signed a cooperation agreement with China's Port of Shanghai. Under the agreement, the ports will cooperate on ocean-going transport, logistics and port industries. Dunkerque Port shipped 350,000t of cargo and 50,000 20ft containers to South East Asi

France’s Port of Dunkerque has signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Port of Shanghai.

Under the agreement, the ports will cooperate on ocean-going transport, logistics and port industries.

Dunkerque Port shipped 350,000t of cargo and 50,000 20ft containers to South East Asia last year.

The French port will invest €46m this year to expand its annual capacity to 70 million tons of cargo, according to dredgingtoday.com.