July 21, 2011
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
"K" Line Enhances Far East - West Africa Service
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) is pleased to announce an upgrade of its West Africa Express Service (WAX) to a weekly service with an additional Singapore call on both west and eastbound.
A total of 11 vessels will be deployed with "K" Line deploying 2 vessels, China Shipping 4, Hapag-Lloyd 2 and the remaining 3 coming from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), who will newly join the service, covering a 77-day round voyage.
Details of the service are as follows:-
|Vessel Deployment||Eleven (11) x 2500 TEU type vessel|
|New WAX service rotation
(77-day round voyage)
|Shanghai - Ningbo - Xiamen - Shekou - Singapore - Port Kelang - Durban (South Africa) - Tema (Ghana) - Lome (Togo) - Cotonou (Benin) - Tincan Island (Nigeria) - Durban - Port Kelang - Singapore - Shanghai|
|Commencement date||Departure from Shanghai on August 23, 2011|
"K" Line offers efficient, high-quality services in its Far East - West Africa service with additional Singapore call, which provides wider connection coverage for Southeast Asian countries.