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Cosco Shipping Lines appoints new managing director

Cosco Shipping Lines, the container shipping unit of China Cosco Shipping Group, has appointed Yang Zhijian as the new managing director of the company.

Yang will replace Wang Haimin, who was promoted as vice president of Cosco Shipping Group in February and had been holding the two concurrent positions during the transition period.

Yang has been serving in Cosco for more than 30 years and his most recent position was managing director of Cosco Shipping Bulk. Cosco’s container shipping unit is the third largest in the world, and the largest in Asia.


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.


  1. Congratulations Sir for becoming MD of cosco shipping.

    V hv some issues in shipment esp from Manzanillo port/ mexico n hv severe long transit issues. Need to express our concerns. My email is

    Please mail me directly for. Me to explain


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