Hanjin Shipping, Hyundai Merchant Marine and Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. are to collaborate on a new Far East - West Coast of Central and South America service.
Named WLX (West Latin Express) or SA2 (South America Loop 2), the new service will be operated with 10 vessels of 4,500 - 5,500 TEU on a weekly basis and it will start with MV YM GREEN from Kaohsiung on July 9th, 2015.
The final port rotation is:
Kaohsiung - Shekou - Ningbo - Shanghai - Pusan - Manzanillo, Mexico - Buenaventura, Colombia - Callao, Peru - Valparaiso, Chile - Lirquen, Chile - Manzanillo, Mexico - Pusan - Kaohsiung
Hanjin believes that the introduction of this new service will improve transit times and provide extensive port coverage from Asia to the West Coast of Latin America including Mexico, and vice versa.
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