Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation

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Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
Industry Transport
Founded 28 December 1972
Headquarters 271 Ming De 1st Road, Keelung, Taiwan
Area served
Key people
Bronson C. C. Hsieh (CEO)
Robert Ho (President)
Services Shipping services, logistics services
Owner Yang Ming Group
Subsidiaries Kuang Ming Shipping Corp.
Jing Ming Transport Co. Ltd
Yes Logistic Corp.
Yang Ming Cultural Foundation
Website www.yangming.com (in English)
Yang Ming container
Yang Ming headquarters sign
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation headquarters
Yang Ming container ship YM People in the port of Keelung in Taiwan

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Chinese: 陽明海運; pinyin: Yáng Míng Hǎi Yùn) is an ocean shipping company based in Keelung, Taiwan (ROC). This shipping line was founded in 1972, but has historical links through its merger with the China Merchants Steam Navigation Company, which dates back to the Qing Dynasty (1872–1995). Yang Ming currently operates 84 container ships up to 8,250 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) and 17 bulk carriers.

As of mid-2012, Yang Ming operates a fleet of 85 vessels with a 4.2-million-D.W.T / operating capacity 346 thousand TEUS, of which container ships are the main service force.[1][2][3] The Yang Ming Group includes a logistics unit (Yes Logistics Corp. and Jing Ming Transport Co.), container terminals in Taiwan, Belgium, Netherlands and the USA, as well as stevedoring services (Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan). Yang Ming's service scope covers over 70 nations with more than 170 service points.

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