OOCL to launch new Asia-South Africa services

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the introduction of three new Asia-South Africa services that include direct calls to ports such as Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

The three new weekly services are named South Africa Service 1 (SAF1), South Africa Service 2 (SAF2) and South Africa Service 3 (SAF3), to be effective from 6 December, 30 November and 11 December respectively.

OOCL said these new services aim to provide customers with “competitive and reliable services” between Asia and South Africa.

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The port rotations of SAF1 are Shanghai, Ningbo, Keelung, Singapore, Durban, Singapore, and Shanghai.

The rotations of SAF2 are Kaohsiung, Xiamen, Hong Kong, Shekou, Singapore, Port Klang, Durban, Cape Town, Port Klang, Singapore, and Kaohsiung.

SAF3 port rotations are Xingang, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Singapore, Port Klang, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Port Klang, Qinzhou, Hong Kong, and Xingang.

Posted 19 November 2018

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Lee Hong Liang

Asia Correspondent

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