April 27, 2016

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


CKYHE Alliance to Reorganize US East Coast Service Network & Reconfirm The Current Cooperation Scheme Until The End of March 2017


CKYHE Alliance will provide five Asia-US East Coast services (AWE1/AWE3/AWE4/AWE8/NUE) from early June of 2016. The Alliance members have re-designed the services to provide optimum port coverage from Asia to US East Coast with AWE1/AWE3/NUE services upsized & AWE4/AWE8 services re-structured in order to enhance the competitiveness of the Alliance.


Meanwhile, CKYHE Alliance members reconfirm current cooperation scheme on the related East and West Trade(Asia-North Europe services/Asia-Mediterranean services/Asia-US East Coast services/  Asia-US West Coast services and Trans-Atlantic service) will remain unchanged and will continuously offer great and stable service quality to customers to meet with customers demand until the end of March in 2017 by enhancing service efficiency, providing fast transit time and offering more flexible port-pair options.


Asia-US East Coast service

AWE1(9*6500TEU vessels):
Ningbo- Shanghai- Pusan- New York- Wilmington- Savannah- Pusan- Ningbo


AWE3 (10*8500TEU vessels):
Hong Kong- Yantian- Kaohsiung- Shanghai- Pusan- Colon- Savannah- Charleston- Norfolk- Singapore- Hong Kong


AWE4 (10*8500TEU vessels):
Qingdao- Ningbo- Shanghai- New York- Boston- Norfolk- Qingdao


AWE8 (10*8500TEU vessels):
Xiamen- Kaohsiung- Hong Kong- Yantian- Singapore- New York- Norfolk- Savannah- Colon- Xiamen


NUE (10*8500TEU vessels):
Qingdao- Ningbo- Shanghai- Colon- Savannah- Charleston-Baltimore- New York- Colon- Qingdao