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China Shipping inks rail agreement to penetrate inland markets

Shanghai: China Shipping Container Lines is linking up with China Railway Container Transport to shift container boxes by railway from ports in a bid to save transportation costs and take a step toward penetrating deeper inland through an integrated marine railway transport system.

CSCL, an offshoot of the mainland's second-largest shipping company, currently moves containers by rail from three ports in China, Shanghai, Lianyungang and Dalian.  [02/03/07]

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