PIL launches new intra-Asia Service-China Straits Express
PIL announces collaboration with Hanjin and KLine in the Intra-Asia trade commencing from Qingdao on 27th April 2015, the company said in its press release. The new service, named China Straits Express (CSE) will deploy a total of 4 vessels of 2500 TEUs each. CSE will enhance service delivery and improved transit time with direct sailing between China, Thailand and Vietnam.
The weekly CSE service covers the following port rotation in 28 days:
Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Laem Chabang - Singapore - Port Kelang - Laem Chabang - Ho Chi Minh - Xiamen - Qingdao
PIL ranked 18th amongst the top containership operators in the world, owns and operates a fleet of 155 vessels with a total capacity of about 363,000 TEUs. PIL operates container liner services covering the whole of the Far East to Europe, Canada, the Indian sub-continent, Middle East Red Sea/Gulf, East Africa, South/West Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, East and West Coast of South America, U.S. West Coast, and the Black Sea. It has a dedicated network of feeder services covering a comprehensive range of ports in South East Asia, the Bay of Bengal, the East Coast of India, West Africa, Micronesia and the Pacific Islands. PIL is also offering a direct link for project and break bulk shipment through its Multi Purpose Service between the Far East and Africa / India Sub-continent.