China Shipping and Taiwan based Evergreen shipping line's new Asia America Central Service 2 (AAC2), beginning May 29 will offer shippers better connectivity between central-northern China and the US west coast ports of Los Angeles and Oakland, said a press release from the China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL). With the AAC2, the carriers intend to capitalise on the booming Asia/ US market.
AAC2 will have a round-trip transit time of 35 days and will commence from Qingdao on May 29 with the departure of Ever Develop, which is estimated to reach Oakland on June 13. It will employ five 4,000-TEU ships, which will be supplied by China Shipping and Evergreen Line.
The port rotation for AAC2 is as follows: Oakland, Los Angeles, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Oakland.