Shipping line COSCO 5

Shipping line COSCO

Founded on April 27, 1961 as the pioneer of international shipping carrier in China, together with the reconstruction of national transportation resources on February 16, 1993, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) has grown into a $17 billion corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. It is an international giant, specializing in shipping and modern logistics, serving as a shipping agency and providing with services in freight forwarding, shipbuilding, shiprepairing, terminal operation, trade, financing, real estate and IT industry as well with an aim at taking one of the leading roles in these areas. Today, followed by more than 40 years of arduous efforts, COSCO has successfully molded itself into a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brand name in the world. As far as the fleet capacity is concerned, we now own and operate a variety of merchant fleet of some 600 vessels with total carrying capacity of up to 35 million DWT, which help make a hit with achieving annual traffic volume of more than 300 million tons.

As a global company with shipping and modern logistics as the core business, COSCO cherishes its abundant resources of hundreds of member units and service networks both in home and abroad. In China, our wholly-owned subsidiaries scattering in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, Dalian, Xiamen and Hong Kong own and operate various types of ocean shipping fleets for the shipment of containership, bulk carrier, oil tanker as well as specialized carrier. Abroad, with North America, Europe, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, South Africa and West Asia as lucrative markets linked by shipping routes, we have formed a transnational operating network capable of reaching all major areas of the world. Ships and containers with the conspicuous "COSCO" logo are shuttling among 1,300 ports in more than 160 countries and regions around the world. Commitment Orientation Seriously Carried Out concentrate the new image of COSCO.

What is more, human resource of up to 80,000 staff members, including approximately 5,000 foreigners, has all the time been put into the first place. With the help of these elite, together with teamwork, COSCO is able to turn its dream into a reality and this is the key to success of COSCO.

Every day, we manage the flow of cargoes, funds and information based on the support of our advanced service network in more than 160 countries and regions worldwide. Every day, we translate advanced services into value for customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. We have our own rich history, culture benefits, precious experiences and priceless human resources, and each one is vital to our thriving growth.

All of our efforts are designed to help our customers be more efficient and effective. All of our efforts are designed to help our customers save time and money. All of our efforts are set to help our customers be more energetic and promising and above all strive to be more competitive in the world.