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Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings
Limited own, and jointly own through joint venture arrangements, one of the youngest fleets of
modern mid to large sized bulkcarriers and tankers
in the world.


The origins of our Group go back to 1952 when Mr. T.Y. Chao, the father of George Chao and grandfather of our Chairman Sabrina Chao, established his shipping business in Hong Kong. Along with other independent Hong Kong shipowners, our fleet grew to meet the growing post war industrial growth in Japan. In those days our ships were pre-fixed on long term time charters primarily to Japanese charterers with financing secured on the back of the time charters. The use of time charters reduced the exposure to market volatility, and is a chartering methodology that the Group maintains to this day.

Wah Kwong received the Hong Kong Shipowner of the Year 2015 Award from the The Mission to Seafarers.


Ms. Sabrina Chao will receive the Connecticut Maritime Association Commodore award on March 14 2018 - 12 March 2018

Missing Crewmember - Lara Venture - 13 March 2018

Appointment of Chief Executive Officer - 2 Mar 2018

Venture Forward

Venture Forward, 5th Edition Vol. 1. No. 5. October, 2015

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