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MOL offers first direct Asia-Mozambique service

MOL offers first direct Asia-Mozambique service

Tokyo: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has announced the start of new service that consolidates the Singapore-Durban shuttle service (ZAX) and the Shanghai-Singapore service (CS1), effective January 2008.
With this consolidation, the new service will call at major ports in China (Hong Kong, Shanghai, Xiamen, and Yantian), which allows for direct service between China and South Africa. In addition to Durban (ZAX original calling port in South Africa), calls at Maputo (Mozambique) will start with this upgrading. 'Only MOL will offer direct service between Asia and Maputo,' the Japanese liner said in a release. Seven 1,600-1,700 teu-class containerships will be used on this MOL independent service.
Ports of call are: Shanghai (China) - Xiamen (China) - Yantian (China) - Hong Kong (China) - Dachan Bay (China) - Singapore - Durban (South Africa) - Maputo (Mozambique) - Singapore ?" Shanghai.  [28/12/07]

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