News Release

Wednesday, 07 May 2014

MOL, Evergreen Line and COSCON to Launch Direct Asia-West Africa ‘WA1’ Service


May 7, 2014Hong Kong – MOL Liner Ltd. (MOL), Evergreen Line and COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of a weekly direct service from Asia to West Africa, branded the ‘WA1’. The new express link will further enhance each company’s service network to cover strategic markets in Africa to meet increasingly diverse commercial requirements. 

The jointly operated twelve vessel service will commence from Shanghai on June 2, 2014, with six of the ships being operated by MOL, four by Evergreen Line and two by COSCON.


Additional ’WA1’ service details are as follows:

Rotation:

Shanghai ( MON/MON ) – Ningbo ( TUE/WED ) – Hong Kong ( FRI/FRI ) – Nansha ( SAT/SAT ) – Singapore ( THU/THU ) – Lagos Apapa ( MON/THU ) – Tema ( FRI/MON ) – Lome ( MON/FRI ) – Abidjan ( SUN/WED) – Singapore ( MON/MON ) – Shanghai ( MON/MON )

Commencement:

Westbound - MV TBC, ETA Shanghai 2nd June 2014

Eastbound – MV TBC, ETA Lagos Apapa 7th July 2014

 

For more information, please contact:
Patrick Wagoner
Manager, Network Planning & Alliance
MOL Liner Ltd.
Tel: 852-2823-6857 / Fax: (852) 2527 3849
Email:
hkhkglnt@MOL-Liner.com