MOL Offers Direct Service, Vietnam to USWC

Monday, May 18, 2009

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has announced plans to offer direct service from Vietnam to the US West Coast. The company’s Pacific Southwest Express (PSX) service will begin calling on Cai Mep in South Vietnam effective June 4, 2009.

The MOL operated PSX service will call at Tan Cang Cai Mep Terminal, located approximately 50 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, in the province of Ba Ria Vung Tau. The PSX service will provide comprehensive coverage of the Pacific Southwest with calls at the ports of Los Angeles and Oakland.

First voyage: 
MOL Premium departing Cai Mep on June 4, 2009

Transit Times:
Cai Mep to Los Angeles – 16 days
Yantian to Los Angeles – 11 days – Industry’s fastest transit time

Port Rotation:
Cai Mep ( Wed/Thu)– Hong Kong (Sun/Sun)– Yantian (Mon/Tue)–  Los Angeles (Sat/Tue) – Oakland (Wed/Thu)– Tokyo (Sun/Mon)–  Xiamen (Thu/Thu)– Dachan Bay (Fri/Sat)–       Hong Kong (Sat/Sun)– Cai Mep (Wed)

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