Taipei - Jun. 27, 2017
Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce its plan to expand the service network on China-Vietnam/Thailand corridors in July, by restructuring China-Vietnam-Thailand (CVT service) and cooperating with COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. with a new joint N.PRC-Thailand service (CT1) and securing slots on COSCOs E.PRC-Thailand service.
Wan Hai Lines independent CVT service will be restructured with effect from 10th July 2017, and turn into a China-Vietnam express dedicated service (CV1 service) with three vessels of 1,200 TEU intakes, which covers Shanghai Qingdao Xiamen Hong Kong Shekou Da Nang Hochiminh Shekou Shanghai.
The new joint service with COSCO, to be named CT1 by WHL, will deploy three vessels with intake of 2,100 TEU. The service will commence from Dalian port on 14th July 2017 with the following routing: Dalian Tianjin Qingdao Hong Kong Shekou Leam Chabang Hong Kong Dalian.
Other two services secured from partner, to be named CTV and CT2 by WHL, which will start in the middle of July 2017. The port rotation of each service:
CTV:Shanghai Ningbo Shantou Hong Kong Nansha Laem Chabang Bangkok Hochiminh Hong Kong Shanghai. CT2:Laem Chabang Nansha Qingdao Shanghai.
Through the above service restructure and cooperation with strategic partners, Wan Hai Lines is able to provide more comprehensive service coverage to better satisfy customers transportation requirements.
Wan Hai Lines Ltd. press release