In its continuous drive to meet the growing needs of its existing and future customers, UASC has teamed up with China Shipping to offer new weekly Intra Asia container service (IAC1) covering Japan, South Korea, Central and South China and Thailand.
To be launched on September 21, 2013, the Intra Asia Container Service (IAC1) will operate through a Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA), with CSCL and UASC deploying three and one vessel respectively with a combined weekly capacity of 2,600 TEUs. UASC’s vessel will be phased-in on October 12, 2013 at Busan.
Rotating from Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Busan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shekhou, Laem Chabang, Nansha, Hong Kong, Shekou, Xiamen and back to Tokyo, UASC said the IAC1 product offers:
- Direct coverage from Japan to Central and South China and Thailand.
- Attractive weekend cut-offs from major ports such as Pusan, Hong Kong, Shekou, Laem Chabang, Xiamen and Nagoya.
- A very competitive transit time in the market from South China to Thailand and Thailand to Japan.