Maritime industry strengthens Qingdao's int'l status
Qingdao is the largest city in Shandong province on the east coast of China. [Photo: from VCG]
The 21st Century is marked the era of ocean. The Chinese government has declared this to be a time of sea-land integration and has highlighted projects to develop maritime power.
Qingdao is actively following the central government's guidelines to spur maritime industrial growth that suits the region's growth.