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Evergreen and Wan Hai co-operate on intra-Asia services

Evergreen and Wan Hai co-operate on intra-Asia services

Taipei: Taiwan's two leading carriers, Evergreen Line and Wan Hai Lines, have concluded slot-sharing agreements on intra-Asia trades covering Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Korea commencing later this month.

The agreements consist of slot exchanges between Evergreen's North East Asia-South East Asia Service-A (NSA)/ North East Asia-South East Asia Service-B (NSB) and Wan Hai's Korea-South East Asia Service (KSS) /    
Korea-Vietnam Service (KVS).       

The NSA service rotation is as follows: Osaka - Kobe - Iwakuni - Moji - Hakata - Taipei - Taichung - Kaohsiung - Nansha - Shekou - Hong Kong.
First Sailing: 'UNI-PERFECT 1183-084S' estimated arrival in Osaka on 2/28/09.

The NSB service rotation is as follows: Kaohsiung - Taichung - Taipei -
Hong Kong -  Pasir Gudang -  Tanjung Pelepas -  Penang - Port Klang - Tanjung Pelepas - Singapore - Manila.
First Sailing: 'ITAL ONORE 1179-021S' estimated arrival in Kaohsiung on 2/22/09.

The KSS service rotation is as follows: Penang - Port Klang - Pasir Gudang - Singapore - Hong Kong - Kaohsiung - Keelung - Inchon - Kwangyang - Pusan- Keelung - Kaohsiung- Hong Kong- Singapore - Port Klang - Penang.
First Sailing: 'WAN HAI 313 S039' estimated arrival in Inchon on 2/27/09.

The KVS service rotation is as follows: Inchon - Kwangyang - Ulsan - Pusan - Keelung - Taichung - Hong Kong - Ho Chi Minh - Kaohsiung - Taichung - Keelung - Inchon .The service sector for slot exchanges is from South Bound: Hong Kong - Ho Chi Minh & North Bound: Ho Chi Minh - Kaohsiung.
First Sailing: 'WAN HAI 202 S267' estimated arrival in Hong Kong on 2/27/09.

Commenting on this latest development, an Evergreen Marine Corporation's President, Jack Yen stated: "Both Evergreen and Wan Hai can expect to enjoy the benefits of these slot-sharing arrangements with a significantly upgraded service network and more efficient utilization of capacity on the Intra-Asia trades."  [20/02/09]

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