SIPG mulls Jinjiang Shipping acquisition

SIPG mulls Jinjiang Shipping acquisition

Shanghai: Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) has announced that it is currently considering acquiring part of the equity stakes in Shanghai Jinjiang Shipping, a container shipping company mainly engaged in China-Japan routes, as part of the group’s overall development strategy.

SIPG plans to start due diligence work soon.

Jinjiang Shipping is controlled by Shanghai State-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission (Shanghai SASAC), which holds 35.2% of the equity shares. Another three major shareholders of Jinjiang Shipping are subsidiaries of China Shipping Group, Sinotrans & CSC and China Merchants International.

SIPG already has a shipping line called Shanghai Hai Hua Shipping, which operates 17 vessels with total capacity of 11,000 teu.

Jason Jiang

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