COSCO SHIPPING, a major powerhouse in the global shipping industry, and bp, a leading energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership in Shanghai. This collaboration marks a pivotal move to enhance their already strong relationship, focusing on innovative solutions in the maritime and energy sectors.

Expanding Collaboration for Future Growth

This strategic alliance will deepen the collaboration between COSCO SHIPPING and bp, focusing on:

  1. Marine Lubricants and Hydrocarbons Transportation: Improving the efficiency and expansion of services in transporting energy products and providing marine lubricants.
  2. Offshore Construction and Services: Leveraging their combined expertise in offshore equipment manufacturing services.
  3. Innovative Energy Ventures: Exploring new areas such as methanol supply for bunkering and the offshore wind supply chain.

Shared Vision for Sustainability and Innovation

The alliance is underpinned by both companies’ commitment to sustainability and innovation. It aims to set new benchmarks in maritime operations and energy solutions, contributing to global efforts for a more sustainable future.


COSCO SHIPPING is one of the world’s leading shipping companies, offering a wide range of services including container shipping, dry bulk shipping, and logistics solutions. It plays a crucial role in global maritime trade, connecting markets with its extensive fleet and innovative maritime services.

About bp

bp is a global energy business with wide-reaching operations that include oil, gas, renewables, and low-carbon energy solutions. Committed to advancing the energy transition, bp is at the forefront of developing sustainable energy practices for the future.

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