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Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Specialized Carrier extend their cooperation with shipping and logistics agreement

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 13:42

The technology group Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Specialized Carrier Co., Ltd (COSCO SSC) have signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation in establishing a comprehensive partnership in shipping and logistics. The agreement was signed in Guangzhou, China on 2nd September, 2020.

By combining the experience, expertise and competence of the two companies, both of whom hold strong positions in the marine market, this partnership will create synergistic advantages that will support their core businesses. The two parties will also further deepen their cooperation in smart technology, marine power, systems, voyage optimisation, and complete lifecycle solutions. .

“We are delighted to be partnering with COSCO SSC, a company that is known globally for its large scale fleet operations with specialized carriers. The cooperation not only lays a solid foundation for future growth, but also underscores the mutual respect and appreciation that we have for each other’s expertise and experience.” says Östen Lindell, Director, Marine Unit East Asia & China, Wärtsilä.  

“We have maintained good cooperation with Wärtsilä in ship equipment and services for many years. Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, and we look forward to working more closely with them for a win-win future.” Says Wu Liangming, Deputy General Manager of COSCO SSC.

COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers, part of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, operates a fleet of more than 100 vessels, including multi-purpose and heavy lift vessels, semi-submersible vessels, pure car carriers, log carriers, as well as asphalt carriers.

Media contact(s) for more information on this release:

Ms Ashley Wang

Communication Manager

Wärtsilä China

Tel: +86 21 5858550-5548

ashley.wang@wartsila.com

 

Image caption: Wärtsilä& COSCO Shipping Specialized Carrier Co., Ltd signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement in Guangzhou, China

Copyright: Xu Feixing, COSCO Shipping Specialized Carrier Co., Ltd

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