Thursday, 16 February 2017
MOL Restructures Japan-Thailand/Philippines Network
MOL Liner Ltd. today announced the restructuring of its Japan-Thailand/Philippines network.
A new East Japan-Thailand/Philippines service (CBE), connecting Japan and Korea to Thailand and the Philippines, will add a new port of call in Hakata. This new service is operated by MOL with three vessels. The first sailing will commence in April 2017.
A new Japan-Taiwan-Manila service (JTM), connecting Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines, is jointly operated by “K” Line with one vessel and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) with two vessels. This new service will commence in April 2017.
In addition, a new Japan-Hong Kong-Thailand-China service (KT2), covering Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand and South China, is operated by Orient Overseas Container Line
(OOCL) with three vessels. The new service will commence in April 2017.
With the launch of the new services, MOL will continue to provide customers with an enhanced product, including faster transit times, wider connectivity with MOL’s existing network over the key transshipment ports and more direct port coverage in Japan and Thailand/Philippines.
The port rotation of CBE service (Turn Around: 21 days)
Tokyo – Yokohama – Shimizu – Yokkaichi – Nagoya – Hakata – Busan – Laem Chabang –Manila (N) – Tokyo
The port rotation of JTM service (Turn Around: 21 days)
Osaka – Yokkaichi – Nagoya – Shimizu – Tokyo – Yokohama – Kobe – Kaohsiung – Manila – Kaohsiung – Osaka
The port rotation of KT2 service (Turn Around: 21 days)
Osaka – Kobe – Tokyo – Yokohama – Nagoya – Hong Kong – Laem Chabang – Shekou – Hong Kong – Xiamen – Osaka
For further information, please contact:
Assistant Vice President, Network Planning
MOL Liner Ltd.
Director, Global Marketing and Communications
MOL Liner Ltd.