Pacific International Lines (PIL) Goldstar Lines, and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) are launching a new service connecting Chinese ports with Singapore and Malaysia.

The new weekly China Straits Service sees the three lines deploying four vessels of 2,800 teu. The new service is scheduled to start on 18 December from Qingdao.

Tonnie Lim, Chief Trade Officer, PIL, said, “With growing signs of recovery in the global economy, we expect Asia to continue to play a pivotal role in international trade”. 

“The new China Straits Service, with its comprehensive coverage of China ports, Singapore and West Malaysia, is designed to support our customers in riding this positive growth trend in Asia.”

Port rotation for the service will be: Qingdao – Shanghai – Xiamen – Nansha – Singapore – Port Kelang –  Penang – Port Kelang – Pasir Gudang – Nansha – Qingdao

Source: Seatrade Maritime News