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Considering the increased risk situation around the Middle East, especially for cargo moving through the Hormuz strait/Gulf of Aden/Persian Gulf,

COSCO SHIPPING LINES decided to implement a WRS (War Risk Surcharge) for all shipments of AET trade on ocean freight payer’s account and effective as from 21/07/2019 till further notice.

Amount: $ 50,- per TEU Effective as from 21/07/2019;


1. Gulf area includes: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia (Eastern Coastal), Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates & Oman.

2. Europe includes: North West Europe and Mediterranean countries involved. WRS is floating and will be reviewed till further notice. It will invoiced on top of basic ocean freight and other surcharges.

3.      For Syria inbound shipments, a WRS of $ 74,- / $ 148,- will be implemented.

We draw your attention to our new storage charges valid as from 1st of February 2019.  New charges will be applicable for containers loaded on or discharged from vessel as from 1st of February 2019.

Please be informed that as from 01.12.2018, COSCO Shipping Lines will apply an EIS (equipment imbalance charge) for shipments from Europe to Indonesia of usd 20/20’ and usd 30/40’.

Change of our company name

With this, we wish to inform you of the change of our company name.

The new name is now:  Cosco Shipping Lines (Belgium) nv.

This adjustment is done in the context of the harmonizing the company names for the various Cosco Shipping agencies in Europe. 

This adjustment relates only to a name change. Other information (address, VAT number, IBAN/bank details etc.) remain unchanged.                                                                           

As a result of this change of name:

· The domain name of our site is changed to

· Email addresses change in accordance to


Bij deze wensen wij u op de hoogte te brengen van de verandering van onze maatschappellijke benaming.

De nieuwe benaming is voortaan:   Cosco Shipping Lines (Belgium) nv.

Deze aanpassing gebeurt in het kader van de harmonizering van de benamingen van de verschillende Cosco Shipping agenturen in Europa.

Deze aanpassing betreft uitsluitend een naamswijziging. Overige gegevens (Adres, BTW-nummer, IBAN- en bankgegevens enz.) blijven onveranderd.                                                                          

Als gevolg  van deze naamswijziging :

· De domeinnaam van onze website wordt aangepast naar

· E-mailadressen veranderen overeenkomstig naar