Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the launch of new joint services with Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) between Asia and the east coast of South America.
MOL’s existing service CSW will be upgraded into 2 strategic services to be jointly operated by the three shipping lines for improved product efficiency, wider connectivity with MOL’s existing network across transhipment ports and more direct port coverage in Asia and the east coast of South America.
CSW will continue with the following port coverage: Chiwan – Yantian – Hong Kong – Singapore – Santos – Sepetiba – Itajai – Navegantes – Sao Francisco do Sul – Santos – Sepetiba – Cape Town – Durban – Singapore – Chiwan
The additional service, to be called SW2 will have the following port rotation: Busan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Chiwan – Yantian – Hong Kong – Singapore – Santos – Paranagua – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Rio Grande – Paranagua – Santos – Coega – Singapore – Hong Kong – Busan
Maersk Line and MSC will each operate six ships for the SW2 service. Meanwhile MOL will operate 10 ships for the CSW service.
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