Wan Hai Lines to Redeploy Transpacific Service to Meet Market Demand
Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce that the company has concluded an agreement with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (“K”LINE) and Pacific International Lines (PIL) to jointly operate a transpacific service from Vietnam and South PRC to the U. S. Pacific South West, named CALCO-C service.
The CALCO-C service will takes effect on 21st May with seven ships of about 8,000TEU intake. Wan Hai and “K”LINE will each deploy three vessels and PIL will operate one vessel. The port rotation will be : Cai Mep – Nansha – Yantian – Xiamen – Long Beach – Xiamen – Hong Kong – Yantian – Cai Mep.
Further to the above, Wan Hai will enter into a space swap arrangement with “K”LINE on CALCO-B (CCB) and CALCO-E (CCE) service, and COSCO Container Lines on CEN and MD1 service, the services coverage include North China, Central China, East China, South China and Seattle, hence customers will be benefited from better service frequency and coverage. The port rotation of each service:
- CCB : Shanghai – Ningbo – Long Beach – Oakland – Tokyo – Yokohama – Nagoya – Shanghai
- CCE : Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Long Beach – Oakland –Qingdao
- CEN : Xinggang – Qingdao – Shanghai – Prince Rupert – Long Beach – Oakland – Xinggang.
- MD1 : Cai Mep – Hong Kong – Yantian – Long Beach – Seattle – Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Hong Kong – Yantian – Nansha