TITLE

COSCO sets its course

AUTHOR(S)
Leach, Peter T.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/22/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the efforts of Wei Jiafu, president and chief executive of China Ocean Shipping (Cosco), an ocean carrier from China to make Cosco one of the top five shipping companies in the world. Rank of Cosco in the world's shipping industry as of March 2004; Views of Jiafu regarding the competition that exists between the company and China Shipping Group; Expansion of fleet capacity by Cosco; Percentage of increase in logistics during the year 2003.
ACCESSION #
12646975

 

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