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May 9, 2012
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

CKYH Alliance to Restructure Asia – U.S. East Coast Services

The CKYH Alliance (COSCON, “K” Line, Yang Ming, and Hanjin Shipping) will restructure five of their current Asia-U.S. East Coast loops as of May 2012. AWE-6 is scheduled to resume from middle of May 2012 replacing AWE-5 which was suspended during winter season. These changes enhance comprehensive service network between Asia to U.S. East Coast while offering customers competitive sailing frequency, transit time and service coverage so as to fulfill customers’ needs.

The details of CKYH Asia – U.S. East Coast services are as follows:

AWE-1
・Port rotation: Ningbo – Shanghai – Pusan – New York – Wilmington – Savannah – Pusan – Ningbo
 (27 days from Ningbo to New York)
・ Vessels deployed: nine 4,024TEU class vessels by Hanjin Shipping
・ No change

AWE-2
・Port rotation: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Yokohama – New York –Boston – Norfolk – Qingdao
  (27 days from Qingdao to New York)
・ Vessels deployed: nine 4,200-5,100TEU class vessels by COSCON
・ Effective date: May 15th, 2012

AWE-3
・ Port rotation: Hong Kong – Yantian – Kaohsiung– Shanghai – Pusan – Savannah – Charleston – Wilmington – Hong Kong
  (27 days from Yantian to Savannah)
・ Vessels deployed: nine 4,250TEU class vessels by Yang Ming
・ Effective date: May 20th, 2012

AWE-4
・ Port rotation: Ho Chi Minh – Shekou – Hong Kong – Yantian –Singapore – New York – Norfolk –Savannah – Singapore – Ho Chi Minh
  (24 days from Yantian to New York)
・ Vessels deployed: nine 5,500-6,600TEU class vessels (“K” Line 6, Yang Ming 1, Hanjin Shipping 2)
・ Effective date: May 29th, 2012

AWE-6
・ Port Rotation: Yantian – Ningbo – Shanghai – Busan – Savannah – Norfolk - Charleston – Yantian
  (28 days from Yantian to Savannah)
・ Vessels deployed: nine 4,000TEU class vessels (COSCON 3, “K” Line 2, Yang Ming 1, Hanjin Shipping 3)
・ Effective date: May 18th, 2012

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