Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. is the exclusive operator of all the public terminals in the Port of Shanghai. Incorporated in January 2003 by reorganizing the former Shanghai Port Authority, SIPG is a large-scale business conglomerate specialized in the operation of port and related businesses. In June 2005, SIPG was turned into a share holding limited company. In October 2006, SIPG listed in Shanghai Stock Exchange and became the first whole-listed company of China’s port industry.
The business scope of SIPG includes: the cargo handling (including transloading), transshipping, and marine and overland transportation of domestic and international cargo (including containers); the de-stuffing, consolidation, cleaning, repair, manufacturing and lease of containers; international and domestic shipping service; warehousing, custody, processing, distribution, and logistics information management; provision of waiting, ship embarkation and disembarkation facilities and services for international passengers; ship pilotage, towage, ship agency, and freight forwarding; the provision of in-port services such as bunkering and ship-chandling; lease of port equipment and facilities; port information and technical consultancy service; port and terminal construction, management and operation.
In total, SIPG operates 125 berths on a total quay length of around 20 kilometers, among which, 82 of these berths can accommodate vessels of 10,000dwt class or above. QC. Except the container terminal, SIPG also owns public bulk, breakbulk, specialized Ro/Ro terminal and cruise terminal. SIPG operates warehouses with a total area of 293,000m2, storage yards with a total area of 4,721,000m2, and owns 5,143 units of cargo handling equipment.