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Coscocs partners with BAIC for auto shipping

China Cosco Shipping Group (Coscocs) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with domestic automaker BAIC Group for automobile shipping services.

Under the agreement, Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers will become the sole water transport service provider for BAIC’s domestic automobiles.

In January, Coscocs signed a similar agreement with another state-run automaker FAW.

Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers, formerly Cosco Shipping, currently operates six pure car carriers. It also has a car shipping joint venture NYKCOS with Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK).

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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