April 11, 2012
TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announce the upgrade of Asia - Mexico and WCSA service (CWL).
MOL and the consortium partners (K Line and NYK) will consolidate the present two loops (WL1 by nominal 4,400teu class ships and WL2 by nominal 2,500teu class ships) and will deploy over-panamax vessels, nominal 5,600-6,500 teu class. MOL expects to provide more stable service and efficient operations by this change.
MOL will maintain Asia -Buenaventura·Guayaquil coverage by transshipment from/to new Mexico -West Coast South America feeder service (MSX).
MOL will meet the customer needs by providing high-quality direct services and by providing variety of port coverage continuously.
Keelung - Hong Kong - Da Chan Bay - Xiamen - Shanghai - Ningbo - Pusan - Manzanillo (Mexico) - Callao - Iquique - Valparaiso - Lirquen - Callao - Manzanillo (Mexico) - Tokyo - Keelung
1st vessel of new CWL service :
MV George Washington Bridge calling at Keelung on 26th April, 2012.
Manzanillo (Mexico) - Buenaventura - Callao - Guayaquil -Manzanillo (Mexico)
1st vessel of new MSX service :
MV Wellington Express calling at Manzanillo on 25th May, 2012.