MOL's Ship Starts Direct Service to North Europe

Monday, January 17, 2011
MOL Precision at TCIT (Photo courtesy Image Line Communications Ltd.)

Mitsui O.S.K Lines Ltd.(MOL)'s MOL Precision made its first call at Tan Cang-Cai Mep International Terminal (TCIT) in Vietnam on January 15, where a welcoming ceremony was held in commemoration of the event.  

Attended by approximately 200 people, including government officials, this marked the start of a direct service from Vietnam to North Europe introduced by The New World Alliance (TNWA). TNWA created the new route by adding a Vietnam call to their JEX service.

During the ceremony, Hiroki Tsujii, Vice President in charge of Asia-Europe and West Africa Trade Management at MOL Liner, Ltd., said "By having direct access to Europe as well as Transpacific, we hope Ho-Chi-Min and Vietnam economy can grow more and be competitive to the other countries.  We, MOL, as terminal operator / shipping carrier, are willing to support Vietnamese business and wish to grow together."

JEX service calls at TCIT where MOL takes part in its operation as an investor. TCIT, with 50 ft depth of water, is capable to handle up to around 10,000TEU type ships. It is also an eco-friendly container terminal equipped with full electric driven cranes both at the quay side and at the container yard.
 

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