Cooperation Agreement between Eimskip and COSCO in China

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Eimskip was honored by the presence of many guests from foreign companies at its 100th Anniversary celebration last week. Among them were representatives of COSCO, the largest shipping company in China and the fifth largest shipping company of the world.

During the visit of COSCO, the companies signed a Cooperation Agreement with a special focus on transportation in the North Atlantic and international reefer forwarding. The companies also reached an agreement on future cooperation related to potential Arctic sailings.

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Gylfi Sigfússon, President and CEO of Eimskip, and Zhu Jiandong, Vice President of COSCO, signing the Cooperation Agreement.

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Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the President of Iceland, with Gylfi Sigfússon, President and CEO of Eimskip, Zhu Jiandong, Vice President of COSCO and MA Jisheng, the Ambassador of China in Iceland, at Eimskip's 100th Anniversary celebration on 17 January.

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