Evergreen, Hapag-Lloyd and Wan Hai to Launch CIX Service

Monday, April 10, 2006
Evergreen Marine Corp, Hapag-Lloyd Container Line and Wan Hai Lines are to launch a weekly service linking India with Hong Kong, Shekou and Kaohsiung at the end of April. This will be known as the CIX (China - India Express) service to aid the fast-growing trade between India and southern China. The three lines are deploying four ships, each able to load approximately 1,200 TEU. Wan Hai will contribute two vessels and the other lines one vessel each. The first sailing will be provided by Wan Hai’s Bermudian Express from Kaohsiung on April 30. The port rotation is as follows: Kaohsiung - Hong Kong - Shekou - Singapore - Port Klang - Colombo - Mumbai (Nhava Sheva) - Port Klang - Singapore - Kaohsiung

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