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Cosco introduces bulk shipping platform

Cosco Shipping Technology, the shipping technology development unit of China Cosco Shipping, has introduced a new third party digital platform for domestic coastal bulk shipping.

The platform, named Chuan Huo Yi, will mainly offer market data and cargo-to-ship matching services. The company also plans to add financial, procument as well as SaaS solutions at a later stage.

It is very rare for a shipowner set up an open digital shipping platform, and Cosco Shipping Bulk has joined the platform as its first user.

According to an official at Cosco Shipping Technology, the platform will help build a sustainable market environment and facilitate the cooperation and healthy development in the industry.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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