OOIL – Cosco Announcement
As part of Uniserve’s ongoing committment to keeping our clients fully informed of market changes, we would like to share some important industry news about Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL).
The company has announced that COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (COSCO SHIPPING Holdings) and Shanghai International Port (Group) CO., Ltd. (SIPG) have offered to acquire OOIL, pending relevant regulatory and COSCO SHIPPING Holdings shareholder approvals. Full details of this announcement are available on the OOIL website, www.ooilgroup.com.
Uniserve Seafreight Director Steve Ireland commented: “This was always going to happen and it has been muted for the past couple of years that COSCO would buy OOCL. It was just a matter of when. From a freight buyers’ perspective it will mean there are even less options going forward.‘’
OOIL say it is their intention to remain publically listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and to continue to operate as an independent brand, with their global headquarter function retained in Hong Kong.
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Road – No issues reported at present. Port – Limited VBS’s. Vessel – MSC Sveva (Inbound), MSC Bari (Inbound). Weather – No issues reported at present. Road – No issues reported at present. Port – Limited VBS’s, slow turn around’s. Vessel – JSP Rider...
Road – No issues reported at present. Port – Limited VBS’s. Vessel – Cosco Indonesia (Arrived), MSC Katyayni (Inbound). Weather – No issues reported at present. Road – No issues reported at present. Port – STN Vessel delays, Limited VBS’s. Vessel – HMM Helsinki...
Road – No issues reported at present. Port – Major delays due to the port not releasing VBS’S. Vessel – Seaspan Dalian (Arrived), Moscow Maersk (Inbound), Wybelsum (Inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (Inbound), OOCL Indonesia (Inbound). Weather – Weather affected period...