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
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