April 2019 – The Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC), Garvey Schubert Barer (GSB), the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, and The Northwest Seaport Alliance co-hosted the 40th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the Liu Lin Hai in Seattle. Consul General Wang Donghua and event organizers presented a 40th anniversary commemorative glass to COSCO SHIPPING (North America), to recognize our contributions to the China-US trade development in the past years.
March 2019 – COSCO SHIPPING Lines was recognized by the NOAA for our outstanding participation in the 2018 Vessel Speed Reduction off the Northern California coast to cut air pollution and protect endangered whales. The program is entirely voluntary so the awards carry prestigious recognition and appreciation from many entities including, CARB, and AQMD, as well as from many California State Assembly and Senate districts and U.S. Congressional recognition. For 2018, COSCO SHIPPING Lines achieved Gold and Silver awards depicting a 50-75% nautical speed compliance of 10 knots or less through specified California coastal waters. These awards placed us third overall for our voluntary participation and conservation efforts in protecting the environment.
April 2018 – GE Appliances awarded COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America) Inc. with its “Most Improved Suppliers Award” for our performance during the 2017 to 2018 import season. Over the course of four years, GE has grown its business with us by an impressive 474%.