Top > News Releases > "K" Line and Yang Ming enhance Asia Europe/Mediterranean services

April 17, 2003
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

"K" Line and Yang Ming enhance Asia Europe/Mediterranean services

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" LINE), Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp (Yang Ming) are pleased to announce that they will restructure AES-2 services by adding Port Said calling on West bound, while suspending Malta calling on both West and East bounds as from end of April 2003. At the same time both companies will newly commence Asia/Mediterranean service by 6 x 2000teu type of vessels in addition to existing AMX service that is jointly operated by COSCO Container Lines, "K" LINE and Yang Ming.

Both the Lines are confident that high quality service could be properly performed to customers on the Asia-Europe/Mediterranean trades by creating the rationalization plans.

(New services)

AES-2 (8 x 5500teu)
Kobe (Wed/Thu) - Nagoya (Thu/Fri) - Tokyo (Fri/Sat) - Kaohsiung (Tue/Tue)- Hong Kong (Wed/Thu) - Singapore (Sat/Sun) - (Suez) - Port Said (Tue/Wed) - Rotterdam (Tue/Tue) - Felixstow (Wed/Thu) - Hamburg (Fri/Sat) - Le Havre (Sun/Sun) - (Suez) - Singapore (Tue/Wed) - Hong Kong (Sat/Sat) - Kaohsiung (Sun/Mon) - Kobe
Starting vessel: Ming Cosmos v.18W (Hong Kong; April 23, 2003)

AMS (Asia- Mediterranean Shuttle service, 6 x 2000teu)
Hong Kong (Thu/Thu) - Singapore (Mon/Mon) - (Suez) - Port Said (Sat/Sun) - Genoa (Wed/Thu) - Livorno (Thu/Fri) - Port Said (Mon/Mon) - (Suez) - Singapore (Sun/Sun) - Hong Kong
Starting vessel: Ocean Gulf v.53W (Hong Kong; April 24, 2003)

(Prevailing services)

AES-1 (12 x 5500teu)
Long Beach/Oakland - Kobe (Mon/Tue) - Shanghai (Wed/Thu) - Ningbo (Fri/Sat) - Hong Kong (Sun/Mon) - Yantian (Mon/Tue) - Singapore (Fri/Fri) - Port Kelang (Sat/Sat) - (Suez) - Port Said (Mon/Tue) - Rotterdam (Mon/Tue) - Hamburg (Wed/Thu) - Antwerp (Fri/Sat) - Felixstow (Sat/Sun) - Port Said (Sat/Sun) - (Suez) - Port Kelang (Tue/Wed) - Singapore (Wed/Thu) - Yantian (Sun/Mon) - Hong Kong (Mon/Tue) - Xiamen (Wed/Wed) - Long Beach

AMX (7 x 3500teu)
Shanghai (Wed/Thu) - Hong Kong (Sat/Sat) - Chiwan (Sat/Sun) - Singapore (Wed/Wed) - Port Kelang (Thu/Thu) - (Suez) - Port Said (Sun/Mon) - Naples (Wed/Thu) - Genoa (Fri/Sat) - Fos (Sun/Sun) - Barcelona (Mon/Mon) - Valencia (Tue/Tue) - Port Said (Sat/Sat) - (Suez) - Singapore (Thu/Thu) - Hong Kong (Sun/Sun) - Shanghai

PDF

To read the PDF files, you need Adobe Reader installed on your computer.
If you do not have it, you can get it here.

pagetop