Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. has signed an agency agreement with Beijing Shou-Rong Forwarding Service Co., Ltd.
Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., a leading, non-state-owned provider of shipping agency services operating primarily in China, announced that it has signed an agency agreement with Beijing Shou-Rong Forwarding Service Co., Ltd. ("Beijing Shou-Rong"), an affiliate of Capital Steel, a steel company in China. The previous agency agreement was to expire on December 31, 2009. Sino-Global and Beijing Shou-Rong extended the agreement through December 31, 2011.
"We are pleased with the opportunity to continue to assist Beijing Shou-Rong with its port agent needs," said Mr. Cao Lei, Sino-Global's chief executive officer. "Beijing Shou-Rong is our largest client, and we believe this two-year extension demonstrates the confidence they have in our shipping agency services."
The new agency agreement appoints Sino-Global as Beijing Shou-Rong's exclusive port attending agent in all Chinese ports for all iron ore-carrying ships. In 2009, Sino-Global served as agent for ships carrying 48 million tons of iron ore for Beijing Shou-Rong.
Registered in the United States in 2001 and operating primarily in mainland China, Sino-Global is a leading, non-state-owned provider of high-quality shipping agency services. With local branches in most of Chinese main ports and contractual arrangements in all those where it does not have branch offices, Sino-Global is able to offer efficient, high-quality shipping agency services to shipping companies entering Chinese ports. With a subsidiary in Perth, Australia, where it has a contractual relationship with a local shipping agency, Sino-Global provides complete shipping agent services to companies involved in trades between Chinese and Australian ports. Sino-Global also operates a subsidiary in Hong Kong, China, to provide comprehensive shipping agent services to vessels going to and from one of the world's busiest ports.
Sino-Global provides ship owners, operators and charters with comprehensive yet customized shipping agency services including intelligence, planning, real-time analysis and on-the-ground implementation and logistics support. Sino-Global has achieved both ISO9001 and UKAS certifications.