China Shipping Lines to Expand

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The of announced that China Shipping Lines will expand its container service through .
China Shipping will move from Terminal 18, where it has called since 1999, to Terminal 30, where its division China Shipping Terminals will be an equity partner with terminal operator SSA Terminals -- a joint venture between Seattle-based SSA Marine and Matson Navigation Co.
Shanghai-based China Shipping, through its wholly owned divisions, brings 97,000 TEUs per year through the seaport's Terminal 18. TEUs are 20-ft.-equivalent units, the standard measure of container volumes because of their varying lengths.

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