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New CKYH route

New CKYH route

Seoul: The CKYH alliance of Cosco, "K" Line, Yang Ming and Hanjin will start a new pendulum service which links the Mediterranean, Asia and the U.S. from the end of June.

The new route, named MAP (Mediterranean Asia America Pendulum Service) will call at Port Said, Napoli, La Spezia, Barcelona, Suez, Port Kelang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Yantian, Osaka, Tokyo, Long Beach, Oakland, Tokyo, Osaka, Busan, Shanghai,  Ningbo, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Singapore, Suez, and Port Said.

This service combines existing CMX (China Mediterranean Express) service and PAS (Pacific Southwest) service and deploys a total of 12 container vessels by Hanjin Shipping.

The launch of this new pendulum service will enable a direct service from Korea and Japan to the Mediterranean and  is expected to improve service competitiveness by enhancing schedule reliability through upgrading main fleet of 4000 TEU class to mid and large-scale vessels of 4,500/5,500 TEU.  [19/06/07]