The World Shipping Council (WSC) Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Tai Soo Suk, President of Hanjin Shipping to fill the seat previously held by Y.M. Kim and Soren Toft, Chief Operating Officer of Maersk Line to fill the seat previously held by Morten Engelstoft.

The other members of the WSC board of directors are: Randy Chen, Wan Hai Lines; Thomas Crowley, Jr., Crowley Maritime Corporation; Ottmar Gast, Hamburg Süd; Ulrich Kranich, Hapag-Lloyd AG; Hidetoshi Maruyama, NYK Group; Ng Yat Chung, NOL Group; Andy Tung, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL); Ron Widdows, Rickmers-Linie, who continues to serve as the WSC Board Chairman.