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1990 ~ 1994

  1. July 23, 1990Discussion between the governments for the start of the car-ferry business after establishing a Korea-China joint ferry company
  2. Aug. 12, 1990Weidong Ferry established as a joint venture between Korea and China
  3. Sep. 15, 1990First car-ferry course between Korea and China (Incheon-Weihai, two voyages per week, Golden Bridge)
  4. May 16, 1992Reached 100,000 passengers
  5. Aug. 24, 1992Korea-China established diplomatic relationship
  6. May 22, 1993Incheon/Qingdao car-ferry course established additionally
  7. Sep. 15, 1993The NEW GOLDEN BRIDGE deployed as the replacement (three voyages per week)

1995 ~ 1999

  1. Aug. 26, 1995Additionally deployed the Golden Bridge, two courses with two vessels (total of five voyages per week)
  2. Oct. 18, 1995Completed the construction of the Weidong office (Weihai, China)
  3. Nov. 23, 1996Deployed the new vessel, Xiang Xue Lan, for Incheon-Qingdao
  4. July 31, 1999Weidong Wide Area Information System Establishment Completed
  5. Sep. 15, 1999Transported an aggregate of 1 million passengers

2000 ~ 2004

  1. Jan. 18, 2000Purchased and deployed the NEW GOLDEN BRIDGE II (Incheon↔Weihai) with three voyages a week
  2. Feb. 3, 2002Additionally deployed the NEW GOLDEN BRIDGE III, with seven voyages per week with three vessels
  3. May 28, 2002Completion of and moving to the 2nd International Terminal, Incheon
  4. Jun. 23, 2003Started the joint operation of the Incheon/Qingdao Container Line (two voyages per week)
  5. July 8, 2003Incheon/Weihai Container Ship Joint Operation (two voyages per week )
  6. Jan. 27, 2004Purchased the NEW GOLDEN BRIDGE V and introduced her to the Incheon-Qingdao course (three voyages per week),

    continuously providing high quality service by continuously deploying luxury vessels.

  7. Oct. 21, 2004Completed the CY in the Wendeng, Operation started

2005 ~ 2010

  1. May 1, 2005Weidong International Tour (Chinese Incorporation) established
  2. Oct. 11, 2005Reached 2 million passengers
  3. Apr. 7, 2006China-Korea Passenger Vehicle Tour Pilot Program (Incheon / Weihai)
  4. Jun. 21, 2007Pyeongtaek/Qingdao/Shitao Container Ship Joint Operation Started
  5. Aug. 15, 2007RFS between China and Korea for the first time.
  6. July 1, 2010Reached 3 million passengers
  7. Sep. 1, 2010Expanded the service areas to Yentai and Yiwu

2011 ~

  1. Mar. 3, 2011Named as the "Contributor to the Increase of Cargo Volume for Incheon Port, 2010"
  2. Apr. 1, 2011Inauguration by President Janghyun Choi
  3. Nov. 17, 2011Boarding experience for the boy/girl household heads in Incheon and agreements for supports in China
  4. Jan. 14, 2012The first boarding experience and China tour for the boy/girl household heads in Incheon
  5. Feb. 1, 2012 Gyoungin Port - Qingdao Container Ship Joint Operation Started
  6. Aug. 7, 2012Opened duty free stores on the ships (Hyundai Asan)
  7. Dec. 13, 20122nd China Culture Tour for Korean Juveniles
  8. Jan. 31, 20133rd Korean tour for the juveniles in need in China
  9. May. 22, 201320th anniversary for Incheon/Qingdao course
  10. Jun. 27, 2013The terminal and the office moved to the new international terminal in Weihai New Port.
  11. Oct. 24, 20134th China Culture Tour for Korean Juveniles (Continuously administering the events semi-annually)
  12. Jan. 10, 20141st Grade Certification in the Safety Production Standardization for Passenger Transportation
  13. Jan. 12, 2015Obtained the 1st grade certification for the CY operation on the cargo land transportation, and safety production

    standardization (first Korean company to win the three certificates)

  14. Mar. 19, 2015First to be named for the pilot service of the special marine delivery of e-commerce products among the ferry operators in

    Korea and China