China Eyes Port Infrastructure Improvements

18 August 2010 (Last Updated August 18th, 2010 18:30)

Hubei province in China will invest $5.9bn in the construction of port infrastructure as part of its five-year plan. The project includes the modernisation of Wuhan New Port as a hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The plan also includes the construction of facilities

Hubei province in China will invest $5.9bn in the construction of port infrastructure as part of its five-year plan.

The project includes the modernisation of Wuhan New Port as a hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River.

The plan also includes the construction of facilities along the Han River canal and the Three Gorges navigation route.

Also included in the plan is the modernisation of the Yichang logistics centre and port construction in the cities of Jingzhou and Xiangfen, according to turkishmaritime.com.tr.