Seatrade Maritime is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Maersk and Nissan cooperate on Wuhan warehousing and distribution facility

Photo: Maersk Maersk and Nissan open Wuhan Warehouse
AP Moller - Maersk and Nissan Motor have inked a long-term partnership and opened the dediacted Wuhan Warehousing and Distribution facility.

As part of the agreement, Maersk has been nominated to build and operate a dedicated warehousing and distribution facility for Nissan in Wuhan, China.

“Nissan is an extremely important customer for Maersk, and we are delighted to expand our services from ocean to inland logistics. With this long-term partnership approach, Maersk is committed to providing Nissan high quality, reliable, and integrated services across the supply chain,” commented Lee Michael Sissons, Head of Ocean Fulfilment, Asia Pacific Customer Delivery, Maersk.

The facility is located just 2 km from the Yangluo port area in Wuhan, the close proximity of this facility to the port enables efficient and convenient transportation of cargoes, connecting Nissan’s production lines in central China with its domestic and global markets.

“Even though Chinese automotive market is highly competitive, to fulfil Nissan’s commitment of ‘In China, for China and the World’, NCICI's auto-parts exports from China to other countries have been consistently setting new monthly records, showing growth despite the challenging market conditions. We have high expectations for a stable supply from Wuhan and look forward to its contribution to meet the growing demand in the global market,” said Hiroyuki Yanagida, Director of Nissan (China) Parts Export Division in Nissan China Investment Company (NCIC).

“Maersk has provided ocean services for Nissan for over a decade. With the grand opening of this dedicated warehouse for Nissan in central China, Maersk Greater China team achieves a significant milestone by bringing the company’s integrator strategy to life within the automotive industry,” commented Maersk.