MOL Liner Ltd. (MOL) announced a new service to expedite cargo moving from major Asian ports to key destinations on the U.S. East Coast, via the Suez Canal.
From 2 June, the “SVS” (South China/Vietnam – the US South East Coast) service will be jointly operated by MOL and Evergreen. MOL will provide nine ships and Evergreen one ship, with the capacity range of 4,500-5,600 TEU per ship. The introduction of the new service will enable MOL to offer direct connections from Vietnam/South China/Singapore to the U.S. East Coast, including Jacksonville, with competitive transit times and reliable on-time performance. The “SVS” will be the only Asia to U.S. East Coast service with Norfolk as the first call.
From “MOL Partner”, departing from Hong Kong on 3 June, 2012
Hong Kong (Sat/Sun) – Yantian (Mon/Tue) -- Singapore (Fri/Fri) – (Suez Canal) –
Algeciras (Sun/Sun) – Norfolk (Mon/Tue) – Savannah (Wed/Thu) – Jacksonville
(Thu/Fri) – Charleston (Sat/Sat) - Algeciras (Tue/Tue) – (Suez Canal) - Singapore
(Sun/Mon) – Cai Mep (Wed/Thu) – Hong Kong (Sat/Sun)