Mr. Yu is the Founder and Director of Vancouver ShipInvest and Management Ltd (VSIM), Canada. VSIM was set up in 2016 under the strong inspiration of Vancouver International Maritime Centre and is targeting the dry market to build a fleet in Vancouver, Canada.
Mr. Yu has more than 22 years of extensive industry experience in ship brokering, shipping investment and ship finance of dry bulkers, containers and tankers throughout Asia, Europe and North America.
In addition, Mr. Yu is the Founder and Managing Director of Sealink Holdings
Ltd, Vancouver, Canada The company offers professional shipbrokering and shipping consulting to serve the clients in North America and Europe in order to bridge the shipping business to China. The company has incredibly close connections and relationships to the Chinese shipping industry. Its professional staff in China also provide top class service to clients overseas.
Mr. Yu was the President and main Shareholder of Lorentzen & Stemoco Great China for 14 years. In addition, he was also the CEO and main Shareholder of Lorentzen & Stemoco (North America) after his immigration to Canada to explore the North American market. Lorentzen and Stemoco is a Norwegian ship owning and shipbrokering company with offices worldwide for over 100 years.
His shipping career started from China Communications Import & Export Corporation, which was one of two Chinese National Trading Houses to entitle the official right to import and export ships back to 1994. Mr. Yu was also the General Manager of Beijing (Wei Yuan) Maritime Consultant Ltd, which was the first joint Venture Ship Brokering company between the Norwegian and Chinese COSCO Trading House officially approved by the Chinese Communication Ministry. Mr. Yu graduated from HARBIN Shipbuilding Engineering University to receive his master degree in naval architecture and he also graduated from World Maritime University in Sweden to receive his 2nd master degree in Shipping Management. Mr. Yu has been involved in more than 200 ships’ transactions on 2nd sale-and purchase, new building and ship finance. He is also the consultant to many Shipping companies, including NASDAQ listed companies to Chinese businesses.
Tel: +1-604-971 2695
Cell: +1-778-385 6956
Cell in China: +86-1360 1014819