Rizhao port

Project: Rizhao Port

Location: Asia


Tratos & Rizhao port cooperation

Rizhao port, the largest and busiest iron ore terminal in Asia, has chosen Tratosflex-ES cables for a total of fourteen machines since its opening in 2004.

The Tratosflex cables are running well on four truck-loaders, six stackers & reclaimers and four ship-unloaders made by three of the biggest port machine manufacturers in China: ZPMC, Wuxi Gongli Engineering Machinery Ltd. Co. and Changchun Power Generation Equipment Ltd. Co.

A spokesperson commented, “We completely trust and rely on the cables made by Tratos. All 14 jumbos are equipped with Tratos cable because their performance does not disappoint, even in this extremely demanding industry.”

Port of Rizhao

The Port of Rizhao is a natural deep-water seaport on the coast of the city of RizhaoShandong ProvincePeople’s Republic of China, located on the southern shore of Shandong Peninsula, opening to the Yellow Sea. It has 46 deep-water berths in two main port areas (Lanzhao Port Area and Shijiu Port Area). 

Rizhao Port Group Co., Ltd. operates port business. The Company provides iron ore transportation, oil and liquid chemicals transportation, container transportation, coal transportation, and other services. Rizhao Port Group also operates building manufacturing, financial business, and comprehensive services.

It is principally engaged in the operation of terminals and other port facilities, as well as the provision of loading and unloading, storage and other services in port areas. The Company operates through three segments: 

  • Loading and Unloading Service segment, 
  • Stockpiling Services segment 
  • Port Management segment. 

The Company also involves in the leasing, maintenance and operation of port machineries, facilities and equipment; the provision of ship and port services; the provision of access to Internet services, sale of electric power and wastewater treatment, among others.

Tratos supports sustainable developments of ports infrastructure

Tratos is very pleased to supply its high-quality cables to the ports around the world. In doing so, Tratos supports the global endeavours of port authorities in upgrading and improving their operational capabilities, which contributes to the sustainable development of ports and achieving the 17 UN Global Goals.

With this project Tratos has support:

#Envision2030 Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

  • By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination

#Envision2030 Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

  • Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors
  • Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead

#Envision2030 Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

  • By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations

#Envision2030 Goal 14: Life Below Water


  • By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
  • Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels

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