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Asian lines to launch new Far East to Red Sea direct service

Tokyo: Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line), China Shipping, Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming are to launch a new dedicated service in end February that will operate between the Far East and Red Sea (RES).
The new RES service will run with six 4000teu vessels and offer a fixed-day weekly sailing. "K" Line, China Shipping and Hanjin Shipping will deploy one vessel each with Yang Ming providing three vessels for this new service.
The port rotation will be as follows: Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore, Jedda, El Sokhna, Aqaba, Singapore, Shanghai.
The new service aims to provide high quality direct service to meet customer demands and enhance service coverage between the Far East and Red Sea area.  [24/12/08]

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