Greater China

Sinotrans & CSC opens new management entity and orders a dozen new ships

Sinotrans & CSC, one of China’s major state-run logistics companies, has commenced operation of SinoMarine, the integrated shipping management platform of the company, in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone today.

According to Li Zhen, general manager of SinoMarine, the company will gradually integrate the shipping assets of Sinotrans & CSC and function as the management entity for all the shipping operations of the group.

Additionally, Sinotrans & CSC has announced new ship orders made up of six 38,000dwt woodchip carriers at CSIC, four 1,900teu containerships and two 50,000dwt product tankers at CSSC.

Sinotrans & CSC controls a fleet with total capacity of over 12m dwt, and has more than 1m dwt of new vessels on order.

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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