MOL Realigning Asia-South Africa Service

first_imgzoom Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) is restructuring their existing Asia to South Africa liner services into two direct loops. One service will call South China, while the other loop will directly connect Central China.The jointly operated South China Loop and Central China Loop services will commence from Kaohsiung on October 9, 2014 and Shanghai on October 15, 2014 respectively.Details of the restructured Central China loop and South China loop are as follows:SAS Service:Rotation (Total Rotation: 56 days);Kaohsiung (THU/FRI) – Xiamen (FRI/SAT) – Hong Kong (SUN/SUN) – Shekou (MON/MON) – Singapore (FRI/SAT) – Port Kelang (SUN/SUN) – Durban (SUN/WED) – Cape Town (FRI/SUN) – Port Kelang (FRI/FRI) – Singapore (SAT/SUN) – Kaohsiung.Commencement Date:Westbound – MV MOL SOLUTION calling at Kaohsiung on October 9, 2014;Eastbound – MV MOL SOLUTION calling at Durban on November 2, 2014.Vessel Deployment: Seven (7) x 5800 to 4200 TEU Nominal vessels.SAC Service:Rotation (Total Rotation: 49 days);Shanghai (WED/THU) – Ningbo (FRI/FRI) – Keelung (SUN/MON) – Singapore (MON/TUE) – Durban (SUN/THU) – Singapore (THU/FRI) – Shanghai.Commencement Date:Westbound – MV EVER RESPECT calling at Shanghai on October 15, 2014;Eastbound – MV EVER RESPECT calling at Durban on November 9, 2014.Vessel Deployment:Six (6) x 5800 to 4200 TEU Nominal vessels. Press Release; September 25, 2014last_img read more