March 23, 2012

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


“K” Line Enhances NE Asia to SE Asia Service



KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. (“K” Line) is pleased to announce an upgrade of its Intra-Asia Service (JABCO-1 and JABCO-2) with additional China call.


With this enhancement, “K” Line can offer efficient, high-quality services in its Intra-Asia service which adds calls at Ningbo and Da Chan Bay, providing direct connection coverage for China - Philippines/Thailand/Vietnam trade lanes.


A total of 8 vessels will be deployed by “K” Line, covering 28-day round voyage in two Intra-Asia Loops.



Details of the service are as follows:-

>Vessel Deployment:
  Four (4) x 2500 TEU type vessel for Loop 1 (JABCO-1)
  Four (4) x 1700 TEU type vessel for Loop 2 (JABCO-2)


>Port Rotation:
    JABCO-1: Tokyo – Yokohama – Shimizu – Yokkaichi – Nagoya – Shanghai – Ningbo – Laem Chabang – Manila – Ningbo – Shanghai – Tokyo

   JABCO-2: Tokyo – Nagoya – Osaka – Kobe – Moji – Shanghai – Da Chan Bay –   Ho Chi Minh – Laem Chabang – Ho Chi Minh - Tokyo


>Service Frequency:


>Commencement Date:
  For JABCO-1  GUAYAQUIL BRIDGE  A031S/N (ETA Tokyo 23rd Apr 2012)
  For JABCO 2  ANDERSON BRIDGE   B060S/N (ETA Tokyo 25th Apr 2012)