Welcome to Foremost Group
Honor. Integrity. Performance.
Foremost Group is an American shipping company with offices in the United States and Asia. Founded in New York in 1964 by Dr. James S.C. Chao and his late wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, the company today is a global leader in the dry bulk shipping industry and has earned a worldwide reputation for its commitment to exceptional service and performance while always holding itself to the highest ethical standards.
For over 50 years, Foremost Group has maintained its core values – honor, integrity and performance – as the ingredients for success. It has earned its sterling reputation from partners, including charterers, banks, shipyards and others, for its faithful devotion to Foremost Group’s mission statement: “Our mission is to remain a premier provider of ocean transportation services and a model of excellence for our industry.”About Us
Media · April 20, 2021
SupChina: Foremost Group CEO Angela Chao on carrying on her family legacy and forging her own path
In this interview, Angela Chao talks about her experience becoming the CEO of Foremost Group, how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the global shipping industry, and her philanthropic efforts. Angela...
Uncategorized · March 29, 2021
Foremost Group Takes Delivery of 10th Ship from Japan’s Oshima Shipyard
Foremost Group Fleet Expands with Delivery of Another Eco-Friendly Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier, the M/V “Zhen May” NEW YORK, NY – March 29, 2021 – Foremost Group, an American dry bulk...
Uncategorized · March 20, 2021
Foremost Group Chair and CEO Angela Chao Joins Other US Corporate Leaders as Featured Speaker at China Development Forum
NEW YORK, NY – Foremost Group Chair and CEO Angela Chao was invited along with many other top American and global corporate leaders to speak at the China Development Forum...
Uncategorized · January 28, 2021
Foremost Group Signs Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change
Furthers Foremost Group Commitment to Supporting and Advocating for Crews NEW YORK, NY – January 26, 2021 – Foremost Group, an American dry bulk shipping company, today announced that it...