Sinokor Merchant Marine Co., Ltd. inaugurated the first container liner
service between the two countries three years before Korea and China
established diplomatic relations in 1989. The container liner services
Sinokor launched played a major role in enhancing human resources
and economic cooperation, and in the normalization of relations between
In 1989, Sinokor made registration of Hong Kong compay “Sinokor Company Ltd.”
and was approved nonstop shipments of containers between Korean and China.
In June, Maritime and Port Administration Office granted Sinokor to provide
contatiner service from Korea to China and made the First nonstop
transportation between Korea-China with the virgin voyage of “M/V MELISA”.
Following to Sinokor’s virgin voyage between Korea-China,
“M/V MACAU VENTURE” and “M/V MILD SPENDOUR” kept direct
services from Korea-China successfully and continuously.
The first direct calling service between Ulsan and Kwangyang in Korea and Chinese
ports in 1998 decreased logistics costs for Korea`s main chemical import and export products, and established a new route
for the export of customer cargo, with decreased delivery times. In 2001, Sinokor established liner services between
Pyeongtaek in Korea and Shanghai, Qingdao, Tianjin, and Dalian in China-becoming the container liner to lead the changes
in logistics innovation on Korea`s west coast.
Sinokor container liner services currently cover 60 ports across 16 countries, including China, Japan, Russia, Vietnam,
Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Myanmar, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the UAE,
and Korea. Sinokor has 34 subsidiary companies and local offices in these countries and provides excellent
Sinokor entered the Dry Bulk & Tanker Carriage Sectors in 2001 and provides service with employees of over 100 technical
experts who are highly qualified and experienced. Basis its strong abilities, Sinokor has long term contracts with 1st Class
Sinokor group is trying to develop a global logistics network with the service, passion, and expertise of it`s 2000 crew and
employees, working hard to provide the best services as a total logistics company and a leader in the field under
Sinokor`s three priorities of being a customer-oriented company, creating the best possible management system,
and developing the best in human resources.