China Shipping (North America) Holding Co., Ltd.
China Shipping (North America) Agency Co., Inc.
|CSNA - China Shipping North America - refers to two related
companies: China Shipping (North America) Holding Co., Ltd. ("CSNA Holding") and
China Shipping (North America) Agency Co., Inc. ("CSNA Agency")
Holding was founded in February
2000. It is wholly owned by
Shipping (Group) Company ("CSG" of Shanghai and fully represents the interests of
Container Lines Co., Ltd. ("CSCL", the core
business of CSG, in North America.
CSNA Holding, while serving the interests and monitoring the
assets of CSCL in North America, is responsible for service
planning, key vendor contract control and oversight, auditing of
account payables and account receivables, and business planning and
development for CSG in a variety of areas related to international
freight transportation. Among its key duties are pricing for North
American freight, marine operations and intermodal, claims,
equipment control, marketing, e-commerce development, and tariff maintenance.
CSNA Agency is a wholly owned company of CSNA Holding, maintains offices in 6 USA cities with 218 employees. It is responsible for providing day-to-day agency functions, including booking, marketing, sales, equipment management, documentation, account payables and account receivables.
The CSNA companies have rapidly expanded and today employ
over 291 people in 7 locations throughout the United States.
Visit the directory in this website for a complete listing of office
locations for all CSG related
companies throughout the United States.
The Line and the Parent Company
the line or the principal, engages in container transportation and
related services. It provides freight transportation services
including storage, transshipment, customs arrival manifest filing,
intermodal on-carriage and a host of other value-added services
including container tracking.
As of December 2014, CSCL has a young and modern fleet that
comprises over 156 full container vessels with a total operating capacity of
724,000 TEUs, and operates dozens of domestic coastal routes and
international routes between China and Japan, Korea, Thailand,
Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Mediterranean Sea, USA, Europe
and other destinations. The Company network covers the main ports of
China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia. More than any other carrier,
CSCL calls 12 China base ports plus most river ports along the
Yangtze River, the Pearl River and their branches, providing fast,
safe, and economical transportation for all containerized freight. A
total of more than 40 international routes round out the current
service profile of the Line and this number is constantly
CSCL in China has its own international cargo agency, container yard
and container lorries companies. Depending on up-to-date equipment,
the latest technology and strict cost management, CSCL plans to
share a bright and prosperous future with its affiliated companies,
its customers and partners worldwide. Owing to its extremely
aggressive growth strategy, using new builds and charters as well as
rapid development and deployment of new resources for intermodal and
information services, CSCL has rapidly become a force to be reckoned
with in containerized freight transportation in all East and West
trades around the globe. CSCL is looking forward to serving its
customers on the high seas and beyond.
the parent company of CSCL and CSNA, was founded on July 1, 1997 and
is headquartered in Shanghai, China. It is one
of the key state-owned enterprises under the direct
administration of the Central Government and is a super-large
shipping conglomerate that operates globally in various shipping and
logistics sectors. Under its umbrella, there
are five specialized shipping fleets of container vessels, oil
tankers, tramps, passenger ships, car carriers and special cargo ships, comprising
more than 500 vessels with an aggregate deadweight of 28 million tons.
Today, CSG has diversified into businesses of LNG, integrated logistics,
shipping agency, air cargo forwarding, ship building & repair,
container manufacturing, terminal management, finance & investment, engineering and labor
service, supply and trading, and information technology.
Other Major Affiliates
Universal Shipping (Asia) Co., Ltd., a Hong Kong-registered
subsidiary of CSG, is a professional container feeder company engaged
in container transportation in the Pearl River Delta area as well as
the sole carrier of the inbound and outbound containerized cargo of
CSCL in the region. It has established a network of water
transportation covering over sixty points around the Delta and major
ports in the rest of Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan provinces, thus
able to deliver on time the transshipment containers via Hong Kong to
and from the mentioned ports and points to customer's satisfaction.
Shanghai Puhai Shipping Company specializes in the Yangtze
River and coastal area container feeder service. This subsidiary of
CSG also undertakes other related businesses including container
depot management, warehousing, cargo canvassing and booking,
container making, repairing, buying and leasing, barge leasing and
China Shipping Agency Co., Ltd. in China performs shipping
and cargo forwarding agency services at its more than 40
subsidiaries in all major Chinese seaports and river ports. It
serves as both an international and domestic shipping agency,
arranging for joint inspection for vessels entering and leaving
port, piloting, mooring, loading and discharging of cargo, etc. It
also undertakes passenger and cargo forwarding, cargo canvassing,
space booking, customs clearance, warehousing, transshipment,
multi-modal transportation as well as B/L issuance, shipment
contract development, freight collection, ship husbandry, seamen
recruitment and passenger services. China Shipping Agency, while
serving all major Chinese seaports and river ports, provides
container service from Shanghai, Huangpu, Yingkou, Tianjin and Hong
Kong to Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Thailand, etc.
Phenomenal GrowthOn Dock Rail: On May 1, 2001, China Shipping North America and
its vendor partners at Marine Terminal Corporation and Burlington
Northern Santa Fe Railway inaugurated on-dock rail service for twice
weekly trains from Los Angeles to Chicago, IL and beyond (including
dedicated steel wheels interchange to the Ohio Valley, New York,
Boston and Baltimore).
Resulting efficiencies and transit time savings will make CSCL
transits on remote intermodal delivery among the most competitive in
the market today. This will also remove some of the weight
restrictions for on-carriage to some inland ramps, again to meet
China Shipping North America already boasts a complete daily
intermodal rail and truck network in North America, with the ability
to handle most freight quickly and safely throughout both the USA
and Canada. CSNA Holding is a direct contract signatory with all
major US railroads with the ability to add and amend routes with
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