Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation

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Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
陽明海運股份有限公司
Private
IndustryTransport
Founded28 December 1972
Headquarters271 Ming De 1st Road, Keelung, Taiwan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Bronson C. C. Hsieh (CEO)
Robert Ho (President)
ServicesShipping services, logistics services
OwnerYang Ming Group
SubsidiariesKuang Ming Shipping Corp.
Jing Ming Transport Co. Ltd
Yes Logistic Corp.
Yang Ming Cultural Foundation
Websitewww.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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  1. ^ "Welcome to YM group world wide web". www.yangming.tw.
  2. ^ "Welcome to YM group world wide web". www.yangming.tw.
  3. ^ "YangMing Marine Transport Corp". www.yangming.com.tw.

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