Wan Hai Lines expands its China-Vietnam/Thailand service
WAN Hai Lines is restructuring its China-Vietnam-Thailand (CVT) service and launching a new joint north China-Thailand (CT1) service with Cosco Container Lines, as well as taking slots on Cosco’s east China-Thailand service, effective from July.
From July 10, Wan Hai Lines’ independent CVT service will be turned into a dedicated China-Vietnam express service, and renamed “CV1.” The service will be operated by three vessels of 1,200 TEU. The port rotation is: Shanghai, Qingdao, Xiamen, Hong Kong, Shekou, Da Nang, Hochiminh, Shekou, before returning to Shanghai.
The new joint service with Cosco, to be branded “CT1” by WHL, will deploy three vessels of 2,100 TEU. The service will commence from Dalian port on July 14 with the following routing: Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Hong Kong, Shekou, Laem Chabang, Hong Kong, Dalian, reported PortNews.
Other two services secured from its partner Cosco will be named “CTV” and “CT2” by WHL. Both services will start in the middle of July.
The port rotation of the CTV service is: Shanghai, Ningbo, Shantou, Hong Kong, Nansha, Laem Chabang, Bangkok, Hochiminh, Hong Kong, Shanghai.
The port rotation of the CT2 service is: Laem Chabang, Nansha, Qingdao, Shanghai.