Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("”K” Line”) and Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd (“PIL”), today announced their joint weekly service from Asia to South Africa starting from early March 2009.
Their current joint service with MISC Berhad (“MISC”) will be dissolved at the same time.
This weekly service will then be restructured with 7 vessels of 3300 -3800 TEU capacity, of which five (5) vessels will be deployed by "K" Line and two (2) vessels by PIL.
Port rotation will be as follows:
Shanghai - Ningbo - Kaohsiung - Shekou - Hong Kong - Singapore - Port Kelang - Durban – Cape town - Port Kelang - Singapore - Hong Kong - Shanghai
Both “K” Line and PIL are committed to providing excellent service to meet the shipping needs of their customers with seven (7) compatible vessels dedicated to serve South Africa, and with good connectivity throughout Asia.