TS Lines Adds Pan Asia Service Loop

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 9, 2019

Image: T.S. Lines

Image: T.S. Lines

Taiwanese ocean carrier TS Lines (TSL)  has announced the launch of the Pan Asia 1(PA1) Service that provides weekly connectively between China and Southeast Asia.

The PA1 service offers one of the most comprehensive Northern China market coverage comprising seven China main ports as well as Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, said a press release.

The PA1 service commenced sailing from Shanghai on 30th , August with the following port rotation: Shanghai -Dalian – Xingang – Qingdao – Ningbo – Xiamen – Nansha – Singapore – Port Kelang- Penang – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong – Shanghai.

Last month, TSL deployed CM3, JMV, IA3, IA8 and IA10 service through cooperation with other shipping lines since March 2019.

"This action is not only to strengthen Intra-Asia service network but also demonstrates the entrepreneurial spirit of flexibility, mobility and innovation," said a release.

The first new service is named CM3 service (China-Malaysia Service), which was effective from March 28th, 2019. It is jointly operated by TSL, Yang Ming, Gold Star Line Ltd. (GSL), and CNC, a member of CMA CGM group. Each carrier is going to deploy a container vessel of nominal 4,250 TEU capacity.

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