1100 vessels
owning and operating in Cosco Shipping Group


Deadweight capacity of over


The Container Fleet ranks the fourth in the world


Vasco Shipping Services, S.l. belongs to Vasco Catalana Group and was created in year 2000 to represent exclusively the Chinese Shipping company COSCO, with whom the Group was collaborating since 1991.

Vasco Shipping , with offices in Bilbao (Head Office) and Vigo, represents to Cosco Shipping in the North of Spain, and in addition in Canary Islands, Mauritania plus Cape Verde through its subsidiary Cosvas Atlantic (with local central office in Las Palmas).

After the merge between China Ocean Shipping (Cosco) and China Shipping Group, Vasco Shipping  is also partner of Cosco Shipping Lines Spain (central office in Barcelona) general agent of COSCO SHIPPING in Spain and Portugal, and partner of Cosco Shipping Lines Central Europe (central office in Prague), general agent form Cosco Shipping in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary and Slovenia.

Cosco Shipping  Group is now one of the giants of the shipping business, owning and operating more than 1100 vessels of all types and sizes, with a total deadweight capacity of over 85 million DWT.  The Container Fleet ranks the fourth in the world with 1,580,000 Teu capacity.

Vasco Shipping Services is specialized in the transport of reefer and awkward cargos, having also a strong presence in automotive sector.


VSS's staff is one of its greatest strengths and one of which the company is justly proud

Our constantly growing international network of offices are home to a team of people who combine youth and experience. They undergo constant training, driven by the goal of satisfying our customers’ requirements.

Our staff in BILBAO

Bilbao is the headquarter and origin of Vasco Shipping. We always talk about Bilbao, but the exact location of the office is Santurtzi. This city is the real location of the docks of the Port of Bilbao.