COSCO, China’s state-run shipping conglomerate has debuted a cross-industry treaty during the World Shipping Summit in Shanghai with the aim to strengthen collaboration among actors from different sectors within the industry. The first batch of companies to join the initiative are Cosco Shipping, Maersk, Evergreen, CMA CGM, Yang Ming, Seaspan, Zeebrugge Port, Shandong Port Group, China Grain Reserves, BIMCO, Chalco Logistics, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, China Mobile and China FAW.
port of Zeebrugge
When Cosco took over the operation of the port of Piraeus, running the shipyard has been the first project since 2016. Cosco chose Piraeus to be China’s gateway to Europe, under the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as other ports, increasing trade between the continents.
A signing ceremony took place, between COSCO and the Port of Zeebrugge, in Brussels, for the concession terms of Zeebrugge Terminal. During the event a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the COSCO and CMA CGM Group, for CMA’s initial investment of 10% in CSP Zeebrugge.
The continuously growing dimensions in shipping do not go unnoticed in the port of Zeebrugge.
While on her maiden voyage in the AEX1 service, the container vessel CSCL Globe
Port of Tilbury and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ have announced that SCS Multiport will add a brand new route to their current service
At the residency of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium in Russia on April 23, 2014 the Memorandum of Understanding between FSUE “Rosmorport” and the Port of Zeebrugge was signed.
The 8,452 TEU vessel is deployed on the reshuffled service of Evergreen Lines and Hanjin Shipping Lines, which connects Europe with Asia. Evergreen is selling the service under the name CEM (China Europe Mediterranean) and Hanjin under CUS (China UK Service).
Through this partnership, the two ports will improve service levels and customer care. Moreover as global trade equals maritime transportation and both ports are gateways into Europe and Japan, they see it as a strategic task to share their expertise.
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