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1973.04
Kobe Shipping Agency Co.,Ltd. was founded.
Took over the existing Korean crew manning business.
(Previous Name:Tanabe Koun Co.,Ltd.founded in February, 1963).
 
Formed in close association with Hansung Shipping Co.,Ltd..
1978
Started Filipino Crew Manning.
Ship management department was formed.
1979.03
Merged Hanshin Shipping Agency Co.,Ltd.
1981.09
Changed trade name into Kobe Shipping Co.,Ltd..
    12
Built the first Pure Car Carrier “ORANGE SURF”.
(the name was changed into “AYA” later)
1982.07
Formed in close association with Busan Shinho Shipping Co.,Ltd.
(Previous Name:Hansung Shippin Co.,Ltd.)
1983.06
Built the first Reefer Ship “YOSHINO REEFER”.
    09
Chuo Kaiun Co.,Ltd. was founded.
*Handling of seame's union related business.
1985.06
Built the first Roll on/Roll off vessel “ORANGE BREEZE”.
    12
Built the first D/W 43,000 Bulk Carrier “BIG GLORY (2nd)”.
1986.05
Started business with NYK LINE.
Bulk Carrier “NICHIRIN”.
1988.06
Built the first Product Tanker “PALIMA”.
1990.03
Merged Hanshin Shipping Co.,Ltd..
    05
Shikoku office set up (in Kanonji, Kagawa Pref.).
1992.01
Built the first Container Carrier “ACX LILAC”.
1993
Started Chinese crew manning.
1996.04
Merged Sanukimitoyo Kosan Co.,Ltd..
1997.08
Formed in close association with Alpha Ship management Corporation. (in Republic of the Philippines)
1999.08
Started Vietnamese crew manning.
1999.10
Tokyo office was established.
2001.08
Dalian office was established.
    12
Merged Kiku Ocean Industrial.
2002.01
Relocation of the headquarters of Kobe Shipping Co.,Ltd..
    03
Built D/W53,000 Bulk Carrier “SUN MASTER (3rd)”.
    08
Merged Hinode Sangyo Co.,Ltd..
2005.05
Built Panamax Bulk Carrier “MEDI BALTIMORE”.
2006.05
Shikoku Office moved to Imabari, Ehime Pref.
    12
Hinode Kosan Co., Ltd. was founded.
*Hinode Kosan Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary of Kobe
Shipping Co., Ltd. as a crew manning company.
2007.10
Built the first Large Sized Container Carrier, 4,900TEU “NYK CONSTELLATION”.
2008.03
Built the first Cape-Sized Bulk Carrier “OCEAN COURTESY”.
    04
Kobe Shipmanagement Co., Ltd. was founded.
*Kobe Shipmanagement Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary of Kobe Shipping Co.,Ltd.
as a ship management company.
2009.07
Built Small Handy Log/Bulk Carrier "WHITE CORAL (4TH)"
2010.03
New company building was completed.
2011.02
Built Handymax Bulk Carrier "SUN MASTER (4TH)"
2012.01
Built Lite Bulk Carrier "LBC NATURE".
2012.05
Built the first Kamsarmax Bulk Carrier "PORT STAR (5TH)".
2013.04
40th Anniversary of foundation
2014.01
Built the Cape-Sized Bulk Carrier "FRONTIER ZONE".
2016.01
Built Handymax Bulk Carrier "KOBE STAR"
2017.04
Built Handymax Bulk Carrier "DALIAN STAR (2nd)"
2020.06
Built the Cape-Sized Bulk Carrier "METIS HORIZON".

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2010.03 New company building was completed.