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Lingang Group inks cooperation agreement with Maersk to develop shipping services

Shanghai-based Lingang Group inked strategic cooperation agreement with Maersk to jointly develop international shipping service and related business.

According to the agreement, the two parties will focus on the development of import and expert logistics services, cross-border e-commerce business, shipping finance, maritime law service, international shipping insurance and shipping economy to expand international shipping services and improve service capacity.

In addition, Maersk has agreed to jointly promote the digitalization and automation in Lingang industrial zone and improve Lingang’s competitiveness in global shipping and trading sectors.

“We expect to develop digital channel and Omni-channel logistics distribution center here, which will be able to provide one-stop and customized service to our clients from Lingang, Yangtze river delta and overseas,” said Robbert van Trooijen, president of Maersk Asia Pacific.

Lingang Group, owned by Shanghai State Council, is engaged in industrial zone investment, development and operation.