ABOUT PANCON

Brief History

History
  • 2023 ~
    • 03

      Introduction of OPUS Stowage Planning program

    • 04

      Publication of ESG Sustainability Report

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  • 2022 ~
    • 03

      Built 1,800TEU class Vessels "Pancon Bridge" and deployed in Korea-Vietnam-Thailand Service.

    • 04

      Publication of ESG Sustainability Report

    • 12

      Won 70-million-dollar Monument in the 59th Trade Commemoration

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  • 2021 ~
    • 08

      Moved the Head Office to Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea.

    • 10

      Moved the Busan Office to Jung-gu, Busan, Korea.

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  • 2020 ~
    • 08

      Opened Korea-Hongkong-Vietnam Liner route.

    • 09

      Built 1,000TEU class Vessels "Pancon Harmony" and deployed in Japan Service.

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  • 2019 ~
    • 10

      Pan Continental Shipping 50th Anniversary (Oct. 1st, 2019)

    • 12

      Won 50-million-dollar Monument in the 56th Trade Commemoration (Dec. 5th, 2019)

  • 2017 ~
    • 05

      Built 1,785TEU class Vessels "Pancon Champion" and deployed in Honkong-Vietnam-Thailand Service.

    • 08

      New Hompage & New e-Service System Open

    • 08

      Started Korea-Vietnam-Thailand Service.

  • 2016 ~
    • 02

      Built 1,000TEU class Vessels "Pancon Victory & Pancon Sunshine" and deployed in Korea-Japan-China Pendulum Service.

    • 05

      Opened Representative Office in Hochiminh.

    • 07

      Established mol korea Co., Ltd. , Transfer agent office business

  • 2015 ~
    • 11

      Opened Korea-South China-Vietnam-Thailand Liner route.

  • 2013 ~
    • 03

      Awarded the Tin Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit on the 47th Taxpayer's Day.

  • 2012 ~
    • 10

      Opened the HOKURIKU route by acquiring of two vessels.

  • 2010 ~
    • 10

      The 3rd mid-term development plan "PANCON UP" establishment

  • 2009 ~
    • 06

      Purchased 1064TEU Class M/V "Pancon Challenge" and Replaced M/V "Pancon Express".

  • 2007 ~
    • 10

      Established second Mid-term Growth Plan.

  • 2006 ~
    • 10

      Opened Incheon-Ningbo-Shanghai Liner route.

    • 12

      Opened Busan-Vostochiny-Vladivostok Liner route.

  • 2004 ~
    • 10

      Established Mid-term Growth Plan "PANCON JUMP" for the 35th anniversary.

    • 11

      Built 826TEU Class M/V "Eastern Express" and Deployed Korea-Japan-China Pendulum service.

  • 2003 ~
    • 09

      Purchased 700TEU Class M/V "Ocean Express" and Deployed Korea-Japan-China Pendulum service.

  • 2002 ~
    • 08

      Linked Korea-Japan route with Korea-China route and Started Korea-Japan-China Pendulum service.

    • 11

      Opened Busan-Qingdao-Yantai(Additional) Container Route.

    • 12

      Opened Representative Office in Yantai

  • 2001 ~
    • 03

      Opened Representative Office in Tianjin.

    • 08

      Purchased 586TEU Class M/V "Pancon Express" and Deployed Busan-Qingdao Liner Route.

  • 2000 ~
    • 07

      Opened Representative Office in Ningbo.

  • 1999 ~
    • 04

      Opened Representative Office in Shanghai.

  • 1997 ~
    • 05

      Received the internationally recognized ISM Code and ISO9002 certification for the safe operation of ships and marine transportation service.

    • 06

      Opened Representative Office in Dalian.

  • 1996 ~
    • 12

      Opened Representative Office in Qingdao.

  • 1995 ~
    • 07

      Deployed M/V "Korean Express" in Busan-Qingdao Liner route and Opened Incheon-Japan Container Liner Route by M/V "Busan Express".

  • 1994 ~
    • 02

      Busan Express Firstly inaugurated Busan-Qingdao Liner Route as Korea flag ship.

    • 03

      Purchased Chemical Tanker "Pan Con Ace" and run the chemical tanker service.

    • 10

      Built 342TEU Class M/V "Asia Express" of full container service.

  • 1992 ~
    • 05

      Moved the Head Office to Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea.

  • 1991 ~
    • 01

      Deployed M/V "Korean Express" Built under 15th P.S.P in Korea-Japan liner route.

  • 1990 ~
    • 08

      Participated in the establishment of Wei Dong Ferry Co., Ltd. with China under joint investment for Car-Ferry services between Korea and China.

  • 1988 ~
    • 12

      Built 175TEU Class M/V "New Busan Express" and deployed her on a maiden voyage into the Korea-Japan sea route.

  • 1986 ~
    • 12

      Established "Bum Joo International Co., Ltd." as one of the affiliated companies, separated from Pan Continental Shipping Co., Ltd.

  • 1984 ~
    • 09

      Added International Freight Forwarding, Ship's broker, Ship's husband, Cargo Broking Agency & Storage Business in the business line.

  • 1983 ~
    • 11

      Changed firm name to "Pan Continental Shipping Co., Ltd."

  • 1981 ~
    • 05

      Purchased two container feeder vessels "Korean Express" & "Busan Express" and started Korea-Japan container liner service

    • 07

      Opened Japan office

    • 08

      Deployed "Asian Summit" with MOL into the Korea-West Africa route on the BBC/HP condition.

  • 1980 ~
    • 10

      Added marine transportation business in the business line. Acquired M/V Silver Express on the BBC/HP condition.

  • 1978 ~
    • 06

      Opened Incheon office

  • 1976 ~
    • 08

      Changed firm name to "Hyopsung Shipping Co., Ltd."

  • 1975 ~
    • 05

      Merged with "Sam Hyop Shipping Co., Ltd." under the name of "Dong Sung Shipping Co., Ltd."

    • 06

      Opened Busan office

  • 1969 ~
    • 10

      Established under the name of "Dong Sung Shipping Co., Ltd." and started shipping agency business