As COSCO SHIPPING Lines's world-class vessels, global shipping network and sales and service network with its local experience in the respective regional market of the world will be able to offer its customers an integrated and high quality services across the container shipping value chain.
By the end of February 2017, the company has a total of 311 container ships (excluding three 8,770-TEU leased ships), with a total carrying capacity of 1.64million TEUs, up 97.6% year-on-year, ranking the fourth place in the world for scale of container fleet. Moreover, the company holds orders for 33 container ships, with a total carrying capacity of 542,776TEUs.
Currently, COSCO SHIPPING Lines operates 332 international and domestic shipping routes, including 209 international services (including international feeder services), 37 domestic services, 86 Yangtze River and Pearl River shipping services, covering 254 ports in 79 countries and regions worldwide.
After restructuring, COSCO SHIPPING Lines established a worldwide marketing and service network. 154 branch offices are included in nine domestic offices, namely, Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, South China, Hainan and Wuhan. Overseas network contains 69 foreign offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Oceania, West Asia and Africa. The company is committed to providing high-quality “door-to-door” transportation solutions for customers with its globally-operated and integrated container shipping service network.
With well-developed information technology and e-commerce systems, through an inter-connected global e-commerce platform and a global EDI centre, COSCO SHIPPING Lines allows its customers and suppliers to exchange data and share information resources.