Cosco Shipping

China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co, (COSCO Group) is a government-owned shipping and logistics services group based in Beijing. The company is one of the largest in the world in terms of the number of container ships, and has several listed arms: COSCO Pacific Ltd, China COSCO Holdings Company Ltd, COSCO International Holdings Ltd, Cosco Investment (Singapore) Ltd, Cosco Shipping Company Ltd.

Cosco wants to make use of its wide sales network to help boost the transport of freight from Europe to China through rail. Photo: EPA

Cosco eyes prospects in China-Europe rail link

China Ocean Shipping Group (Cosco) is looking to tap into the fledgling China-Europe rail freight market, a move that could drive more imports from Europe, while the company remains pessimistic about the seaborne transport market.

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