HISTORY

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Central Europe) s.r.o. started its operation in 2016 after the merger of China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL).

COSCO began the business in the central european region in 2001 with the establishement of COSCO Austria GmbH. In 2005 Vasco Shipping s.r.o. started its business as the agent of COSCO in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. These two companies were united in 2011 as COSCON Central Europe s.r.o. with its headquarter located in Prague.

CSCL started its operation in central europe in 2002 with local partners. In 2011 Sea Express Logistics GmbH took over the operation of Austria, Czech Republic and Hungary. In 2015 a regional headoffice was established in Austria, Vienna under the name SINO Danube Logistics GmbH and united the beforementioned areas.

2016 marked the greatest milestone in these companies histories. After the merger of COSCO and CSCL a new era started with COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Central Europe) s.r.o. The combined knowledge and expertise of both companies, as well as the almost two decades of experience in our area, offer the best solutions to our customers and partners. Additionally the Sub-Agent Dragon Maritime d.o.o. was incorporated as the agent in Koper, Slovenia. 2018 showed further development of our company as the Slovakia Branch Office was installed in November.

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Central Europe) s.r.o. is nowadays present in the following countries: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia.