GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Feb 8 (FAM) – The first two trains carrying Chinese cargo containers, launched by China COSCO Shipping Group, arrived in the Hungarian capital, the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in Hungary said Tuesday.

The shipments arrived here on Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, respectively, from the port of Piraeus, Greece, marking the official opening of the China-Europe land-sea fast intermodal transport route.

This took place after the acquisition of the Piraeus port by COSCO Group.