Wisdom Marine Group is the largest dry bulk shipowner in Taiwan by number of vessels. We have a fleet of 143 vessels, 14 of which are newbuildings as at June 30th, 2018. We were founded by our Founder and Chairman James Lan in March 1999. We have been listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange since 2010 and trade under the stock code “2637.” Our primary business is acquisition, management and operation of dry bulk vessels, with a focus on the handysize sector. We employ more than 2400 seafarers and more than 140 shore staff to handle all aspects of commercial and technical management for our fleet.
Through our modern and high quality Japanese-built vessels, our operational expertise, and high standards of corporate governance, we have built our reputation that enables us to secure stable business with major Japanese and European shipping companies and global commodity traders. Our prudent and flexible business model has contributed to our strong financial performance despite the downturn in the dry bulk shipping industry since 2008. With our competitive strengths, we achieve and maintain consistent growth in our fleet, revenue and the stability in operating profit. Our strive for excellence has been the foundation of our sustainable development.