January 28, 2013

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


"K" Line Enhances JABCO Services



KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. ("K" Line) is pleased to announce upgrade of its Intra-Asia Service (JABCO-1 and JABCO-2) with better transit times between Japan and Thailand.


With this enhancement, "K" Line can offer efficient, high-quality services in its Japan – Thailand coverage, maintaining direct coverage for China – Vietnam – Thailand – Philippines trade lane.


A total of 7 vessels will be deployed by "K" Line and SITC in two Intra-Asia Loops.


Details of the service are as follows:-


> Vessel Deployment:
 Three (3) x 1700 TEU type vessels for JABCO-1 (“K” Line x 3 vessels)
 Four (4) x 1200 TEU type vessels for JABCO-2   (“K” Line x 1 vessel)


> Port Rotation:
 JABCO-1: Shimizu – Tokyo – Yokohama – Nagoya – Osaka – Kobe – Laem Chabang – Bangkok

  – Laem Chabang – Ho  Chi Minh – Shimizu

 JABCO-2: Tokyo – Yokohama – Hitachinaka – Shanghai – Ningbo – Ho Chi Minh – Bangkok

  – Laem Chabang – Manila – Shanghai – Tokyo


> Service Frequency:


> Commencement Date:
  ETA Shimizu 26th Feb 2013 for JABCO-1 
  ETA Tokyo Middle of Mar 2013 for JABCO-2