Stretching from Changqingsha in Rugao to the estuary of the Yangtze River at Yuantuojiao in Qidong, the 166-kilometer shoreline along the river in Nantong has formed an industrial belt featuring marine engineering and high-end shipbuilding.
In 2020, the construction industry in Tongzhou district achieved a total output value of 202.9 billion yuan ($31.17 billion), and created more than 400,000 job opportunities.
Yangkou Port in Rudong county received 12 LNG ships that unloaded 945,000 tons of LNG worth $35.51 million in January, the highest monthly volume in its history.
A 500-kilogram friction stir welding robot developed by Nantong Zhenkang Machinery Co has recently been completed and put into trial operations, local media reported.
The offshore wind power industry in Rudong county, Nantong is experiencing rapid development.
Construction started on the No 2 polar cruise liner at the Haimen shipping center of China Merchants Industry Holdings Co on March 16.
Xu Huimin, secretary of the CPC Nantong Committee, and Wang Hui, mayor of Nantong, visited China Dearshiqiao International Home Textiles in Haimen, a county-level city in Nantong, and the Tongzhou Zhihao Home Textiles Market in Tongzhou district on March 3.
GENMA, the only brand of mobile harbor crane (MHC) in Asia, is produced by Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co, based in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu province.