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New direct service from East Asia to West Africa

New direct service from East Asia to West Africa

Tokyo: "K" Line, China Shipping and Hapag-Lloyd are launching a new direct service from Far East to West Africa, replacing previous transhipment service via South Africa with onward feedering.
 
A total of eight 2,500teu vessels will be deployed with "K" Line providing three, China Shipping four, and the remaining vessel from Hapag-Lloyd.
 
Port Rotation will be: Shanghai - Ningbo - Xiamen - Shekou - Port Kelang - Durban (South Africa) - Tema (Ghana) - Lome (Togo) - Cotonou (Benin) - Tincan Island (Nigeria) - Durban - Port Kelang - Shanghai for a 70-day round voyage. Service will begin with "CSCL Montevideo", departing Shanghai on July 21.  [05/07/10]

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