MOL Announces Changes to Asia-East Coast South America Service
March 11, 2010
Tokyo - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Akimitsu Ashida) today announced revised coverage on its Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW).
The revised coverage will make an additional call at Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Pusan and Shanghai. The revised port rotation is Xingang, Dalian Qingdao, Pusan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Durban, Santos, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Paranagua, Sao Francisco Do Sul, Santos, Rio De Janeiro, Cape Town, Ngqura, Singapore, Hong Kong and Xingang.
The new service rotation will go into effect with the "MOL Dignity" Voy. 4510AB (ETD Xingang March 25, 2010).
MOL General Manager, Liner Division T.K. Konishi said, "This change is in line with MOL's strategy of expanding one of its core trade lanes. We are pleased to announce that MOL covers Bo Hai Bay ports, Pusan and Shanghai by the revamped CSW. Not only our customers in East Coast South America trade lane, but also in Europe, North America as well as Intra Asia trade lanes, will benefit from the transport from / to these ports, which have growth potential, by our faster transit and punctual service via CSW."