Pacific Basin Shipping Limited

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pacific Basin Shipping Limited
Traded as SEHK2343
Industry Shipping
Founded 1987
Headquarters 31/F One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Area served
Hong Kong
Key people
  • David Muir Turnbull (Chairman)
  • Mats Henrik Berglund (CEO)

Pacific Basin Shipping Limited is a maritime transport company engaged in international dry bulk shipping through the operation of a fleet of vessels to carry diverse cargoes for many of the world's leading commodity groups. Pacific Basin [1] operates one of the largest fleets of Handysize and Supramax vessels globally, with more than 250 dry bulk vessels performing both spot and long-term cargo contracts to transport commodities such as forest products, cement, fertilizer, steel products, other minor bulks and grains.

The bulk carrier Cape Nelson in the San Francisco Bay, 2014
Cape Nelson in the San Francisco Bay, 2014

Pacific Basin was first founded [2] as Pacific Basin Bulk Shipping Limited, a bulk carrier operator, in 1987, but it was acquired and privatised by an independent company in 1996. However, the former senior management reestablished the company as Pacific Basin Shipping Limited in 1998. Pacific Basin Shipping Limited was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2004.[2] As of 2017, Pacific Basin has 12 offices in the following locations: Auckland, Dalian, Durban, Hong Kong (headquarters), London, Manila, Melbourne, Santiago, Stamford, Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, and Vancouver.


  1. ^ "Company Profile". Pacific Basin Shipping Limited. 
  2. ^ a b "Our History". Pacific Basin Shipping Limited.