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“K” Line Enhances Far East – West Africa Service

July 21, 2011

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.