Tianjin Port Development Holdings Limited (the "Company") was listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") on 24 May 2006 (Stock Code: 03382).
The Company, together with its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as the "Group"), first operated as a non-containerised cargo terminal at the port of Tianjin in 1968 and subsequently expanded into container handling business in 1980. In February 2010, the Group completed the acquisition of 56.81% equity interest in Tianjin Port Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Tianjin Port Co"). Today, the Group is the leading port operator at the port of Tianjin and is principally engaged in container and non-containerised cargo handling businesses, sales business and port ancillary services businesses.
The Group has advanced container terminals, specialised terminals in handling of coke, coal, ore, Ro-Ro, and a 300,000-tonne crude oil terminal. At the end of 2015, the Group had 70 berths for cargo handling, comprising 23 container berths and 47 non-containerised cargo berths.
The port of Tianjin, located at the juncture of the Beijing-Tianjin city belt and the economic circle of the Bohai Rim Region, is the largest comprehensive port and an important foreign trade port in North China, serving 14 provinces, cities and autonomous regions and a hub connecting Northeast Asia with Midwest Asia. It is one of the coastal ports with the most complete functions in China. In 2015, the port of Tianjin was the third largest port in China and the fourth largest port globally in terms of total cargo throughput. During the same period, the port of Tianjin's total container throughput was the sixth in China, which placed it among the top ten largest container ports in the world.