March 5, 2010
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Modification of Japan/Asia - North America West Coast Service
"K" LINE, a member of CKYH Alliance (COSCON, "K" LINE, Yang Ming, Hanjin Shipping), will make modifications to its Japan/Asia - North America West Coast services in April 2010.
In this modification, two service loops will become joint operation with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), a member of The New World Alliance (APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines), aiming at more stable and reliable service. The details of service are as follows.
3700-3850teu vessel x 5 (2 vessels operated by "K" LINE, 3 vessels by MOL)
Port Rotation Kobe (Tue/Wed) - Nagoya (Thu/Thu) - Shimizu (Fri/Fri) - Tokyo (Sat/Sat) - Long Beach/Los Angeles (Tue/Sun) - Oakland (Tue/Wed) - Tokyo (Mon/Mon) - Kobe (Tue)
Shanghai - Kobe - Yokkaichi - Nagoya - Tokyo - Long Beach - Oakland - Tokyo - Nagoya - Shanghai
5200teu vessel x 6 (5 vessels operated by "K" LINE, 1 vessel by MOL)
Port Rotation Xiamen (Thu/Thu) - Hong Kong (Fri/Fri) - Yantian (Sat/Sat) - Shanghai (Mon/Tue) - Nagoya (Thu/Thu) - Tokyo (Fri/Fri) - Tacoma (Sun/Wed) - Vancouver (Wed/Thu) - Tokyo (Mon/Tue) - Nagoya (Wed/Thu) - Kobe (Fri/Fri) - Kaohsiung (Mon/Mon) - Xiamen (Thu)
Xiamen - Hong Kong - Yantian - Shanghai - Nagoya - Tokyo - Tacoma - Vancouver - Kobe - Tokyo - Nagoya - Kaohsiung - Xiamen
- Commencing voyage
PSW-3 Venice Bridge, ETD Kobe April 7th
K-PNW Bremen Bridge, ETD Xiamen April 8th