Hapag-Lloyd Launches New Service Between Asia and Africa

Monday, June 16, 2008

Hapag-Lloyd will launch a new service called WSX in July to serve the market between Asia, South and . The new WSX service has been designed to meet Hapag Lloyd’s existing and future customer requirements for a direct fixed day service between the two continents.
Operating fortnightly, the WSX service will link Asia to , , and
on the following rotation: – – – Shekou – Port Kelang – – Tema – – – – Port Kelang – .
The service will deploy five ships with capacities ranging between 2,000 and 2,500 TEU with adequate reefer plugs. Hapag-Lloyd will deploy one vessel in the service which will be jointly operated with partners China Shipping and Maruba Lines.
The first departure will be from on July 15th.

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