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2005-10
  • Took delivery of 13 newly built vessels from Japan, China and Poland.
     
  • Holding 100% interest in the RCL Feeders Phils, Inc, in Philippines.
     
  • Incorporating and holding 80% interest in Regional Merchants Maritime Ltd, in Hong Kong and Regional Merchants International Freight Forwarding Co., Ltd, in PRC to expand shipping and logistics business into North East Asia.
     
  • Incorporating and holding 49% in RCL (Vietnam) Co, Ltd, in Vietnam to expand shipping and logistics business into Indochina.
     
  • Raised registered capital in wholly owned subsidiary in Hong Kong, namely Regional Containers Lines (H.K.) Co., Ltd to HK$ 20 million ; and subsidiary in Thailand, namely RCL Logistics Co., Ltd to Baht 5 million.
     
  • Holding 100% interest in RCL ( Australia) Pty Ltd. to control agency business in Australia.
     
  • Incorporating and holding 85% interest in RCL (Korea) Ltd; acquired another 15% interest for effective control and increased the registered capital from KRW 340 million to KRW 400 million in 2007 to expand the business in Korea.
     
  • Incorporating and holding 49% interest in PT Daerah Indah Shipping to expand the services in Indonesia.
     
  • Regional Container Lines Shipping Co.,Ltd., a subsidiary company established in Shanghai increased its registered capital to USD 1.72 in setting up its sixth branch office in Ningbo to enhance market expansion in PRC.
     
  • Changing of group holding structure in a subsidiary in China where RCL Feeder Pte. Ltd. (100% owned by the Company) hold 100% interest in Regional Container Lines Shipping Co.,Ltd.
     
  • Regional Container Lines Shipping Co.,Ltd., a subsidiary company in Shanghai increased its registered capital to USD 1.84 million in setting up its 7th branch office in Foshan to expand business operations into the West Bank of Pearl River Delta, PRC
     
  • Changing of group holding structure from 85% to 100% direct holding in Regional Container Lines Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary in Singapore; and increased the registered capital from US$ 24 million to US$ 51.95 million.
     
  • Raised registered capital in a subsidiary in Singapore, namely RCL Feeder Pte Ltd. from US$ 12.2million to US$ 32.7 million
     
  • Raised registered capital from Baht 663 million to Baht 828.7 million
     
  • Raised registered capital in a wholly owned subsidiary in Singapore, namely Regional Container Lines Pte. Ltd., from US$ 51.95 million to US$ 91.95 million to strengthen the financial position for overall group operation efficiency.
     
  • Raised registered capital in a subsidiary in Singapore, namely RCL Feeder Pte Ltd. from US$ 32.7 million to US$ 138.55 million for overall group operational efficiency.
     
  • Raised registered capital increase in a subsidiary in Malaysia, namely RCL Agencies (M) Sdn. Bhd. (100% owned by RCL Feeder Ptd Ltd.) from RM 200,000 to RM 500,000 to support group business operation in Malaysia.
     



  • 2000-04
  • Launched E-commerce facility, namely BHUMNET
     
  • Extended service to West Asia and the Middle East / Launched weekly service between Singapore and Mumbai / Nhava Shiva (India)
     
  • Incorporated four wholly owned subsidiary companies, Regional Container Lines Shipping Co., Ltd. in Shanghai RCL Agencies (M) Sdn. Bhd. and RCL Container Lines (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia and RCL Logistics Co., Ltd. in Thailand
     
  • Regional Container Lines Shipping Company Limited a subsidary company established in Shanghai increased its registered capital to USD1.6 million in setting up 5 branch offices in Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Guangzhou and Shenzhen to enhance market expansion in north and south PRC
     
  • Launched own vessel deployment to service Singapore - Dubai - Karachi (Paskistan) route.
     



  • 1995-98
  • Took delivery of nine newly built vessels from Japan and Singapore
     
  • Commenced Singapore-Shanghai trade.
     
  • Acquired a freehold 12 - storey office building in Singapore as RCL regional operation centre.
     
  • Raised registered capital from Baht 221 million to Baht 663 million
     
  • Joined with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. to firstly start dry bulk shipping business.
     



  • 1993
  • Converted to a public company and raised registered capital to Baht 221 million
     



  • 1990-94
  • Took delivery of two firstly-built vessels, M.V. Maha Bhum and Nanta Bhum from Korea.
     
  • Acquired 20% interest in TIPS Co., Ltd., an operator of one of Laem Chabang deep sea ports , and 70% interest in Regional Container Lines (HK) Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries in Hong Kong
     
  • Commenced Singapore-Australia route.
     
  • Directly purchased the remaining 49% interest in four RCL Singapore subsidiaries for 100% control
     
  • Invested 20% interest in NH Prosperity Co., Ltd.- an operator of Inland Container Depot
     
  • Further acquired the remaining 30% interest in Regional Container Lines (HK) Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries for 100% control
     



  • 1989
  • Incorporated RCL Investment Pte. Ltd. to hold 50% interest in four RCL Singapore subsidiaries (holding 51% interest in 1991 to become their major shareholder) to extend theoperation network into Southeast Asia Region
     
  • Raised registered capital from Baht 70 million to Baht 84 million.
     



  • 1988
  • Had its stock listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand/Raised registered capital from Baht 55 million to Baht 70 million.
     



  • 1987
  • Commenced Bangkok-Kaohsiung-Hong Kong route.
     



  • 1981
  • Purchased its first vessel, M.V.Siri Bhum, to commence Bangkok-Singapore route.
     



  • 1980
  • Founded by Ngow Hock Co., Ltd.a major shareholder.
     


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