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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’.


COSCO SHIPPING pledges to offer customers with favorable equipment policies to tackle the current difficulties

COSCO SHIPPING pledges to offer customers with favorable equipment policies to tackle the current difficulties.


Dear valued Customers,

In order to facilitate the prevention and control of novel coronaviruses and better accommodate the customers’ needs in cargo arrangement during this period, we hereby announce specific policy on container free use in mainland China: All Extra DND amount incurred during Jan 24, 2020 to Feb 9,2020 will be waived.


Dear Madam/Sir,

As of 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The GDPR refers to information stored electronically regarding identified or identifiable living natural persons or individuals.

Currently we are taking all necessary measures to ensure that the processing of any personal data is compliance with the GDPR.

New ocean freight calculation system as from 1 May 2018

Dear Customer,


Please be informed that, with effect from 01st May 2018, COSCO SHIPPING Lines Co., LTD. will change the calculation

of ocean freight validity from Sailing Date to Receiving Date. The ocean freight will then be calculated as from 1st full Gate in date

at hub, if more than one container under same shipment or B/L, the one lastly received by carrier will be considered.


Which trades are affected?



Sign Concession Agreement with Port of Zeebrugge

Reach MOU with CMA for strategic partnership

BRUSSELS, 22 January 2018  - COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited ( “COSCO SHIPPING Ports” or “CSP” or “the Company”; SEHK:1199), the world’s leading port operator, announced a signing ceremony was held today with Port of Zeebrugge in Brussels of Belgium for the concession terms of CSP Zeebrugge Terminal (“CSP Zeebrugge”).

Signing for Concession Terms of CSP Zeebrugge Terminal