First Steamship Co., Ltd. engages in the department store retail business. It operates through the following business segments: Shipping, Investment, Department Store and Leasing. The Shipping segment engages in the domestic and international shipping; and wholesale of ships and parts. The Investment segment includes domestic and international investment; and development, lease and sales of buildings. The Department Store segment involves in the operation of retailers and department store chains. The Leasing segment provides equipment rental, passenger car rental, and automobile finance leasing services. The company was founded on October 8, 1963 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.