MOL Announces the Rotation Changes of North East Asia Australia Service
July 04, 2013
TOKYO - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) today announce the rotation change of North East Asia Australia service(AU2), together with partners K-Line (Japan), Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan), Orient Overseas Container Line (Hong Kong) and Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan).
This rotation change will not only improve the schedule integrity, but also provides a direct linkage from Qingdao to Australia and shorten the transit time from Shanghai and Ningbo to Australia. The first vessel of the new rotation will be MV OOCL Nagoya V.042 calling Yokohama on Aug 4.
We will continue to make every effort to further strengthen our service network.
AU2's new rotation
Yokohama(Sun/Sun) - Osaka(Tue/Tue) - Pusan(Wed/Thu) - Qingdao(Fri/Sun) - Shanghai(Tue/Wed) - Ningbo(Wed/Thu) - Melbourne(Tue/Thu) - Sydney(Fri/Sun) - Brisbane(Mon/Tue) - Yokohama
AU1's present rotation (No change from the current service)
Ningbo(Sun/Sun) - Shanghai(Mon/Tue) - Xiamen(Thu/Fri) - Shekou(Sat/Sat) - Hong Kong(Sun/Sun) - Sydney(Thu/Sat) - Melbourne(Mon/Wed) - Brisbane(Sat/Mon) - Ningbo