History

1957

  • 12.30 Changed Korea Shipping Corp., Ltd. from a stock company in special law to one in commercial law

1956

  • 03.03 First shares listed in national stocks (No. 3)

1954

  • 08. Introduced Korea’s first oil tank, Cheonji Vessel
  • 01.01 Founded an office in London

1952

  • 11.20 Created Korea’s first company newsletter, Haegong
  • 07. Korea Shipping’s first introduced ship, Busan Vessel, entered Busan Port
  • 05. First sailed to Southeast Asia

1950

  • 07.01 Commandeered 20 vessels as a result of Korean War
  • 02.27 First sailed Hongcheon Vessel to Japan
  • 01.01 Started business with a total of 25 vessels including five company vessels and 20 government loaned vessels totaling 43,344 ton