News Release

Monday, 20 April 2015

MOL, APL, NYK launch joint service between Asia and South America

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) today announced the launch of a new joint service with American President Line (APL) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) between the major trading hubs of Asia and key ports in Mexico, Colombia and Panama.


The new service will serve as a replacement for the existing 'AME' and ‘MSX’ services, which MOL will no longer participate in from July 2015. This product will enhance MOL's coverage in the emerging Mexico, Colombia and Central America markets.


Port rotation for the new AMS service:


Pusan - Shanghai - Chiwan - Hong Kong - Kaohsiung - Manzanillo –

Lazaro Cardenas - Buenaventura - Balboa - Lazaro Cardenas - Manzanillo - Yokohama - Pusan


The first sailing will commence with a vessel departing from Pusan on May 22nd, 2015.