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Wan Hai Lines Ltd and Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd To Resume their Black Sea Joint Service.
2010/12/08
Wan Hai Lines (WHL) is pleased to announce that they will resume their Far East to Black Sea service called FBS which will be jointly operated with Pacific International Lines (PIL). In 2009, due to the sudden market downturn, WHL and PIL suspended their FBS service. In order to meet customers’ requirement to provide additional service coverage, both Parties decide to resume its Black Sea Joint Service by deploying 8 vessels with capacity 2500Teu. WHL will provide three (3) and PIL will provide five (5) vessels for the joint service.

The port rotation will be as follows:

Shanghai - Ningbo – Xiamen - Shekou - Singapore – Port Kelang - Port Said – Alexandria - Istanbul - Odessa - Alexandria – Port Kelang - Singapore – Shanghai.


Both WHL and PIL will add Novorossiyk as direct port from Asia at later stage.

The FBS offers another reliable and efficient connection from the Far East with a transit time of 22 days from Shanghai to Port Said, 23 days to Alexandria, and 28 days to Odessa. Together with the existing Far East - Black Sea service covering Damietta, Istanbul, Ilyichevsk and Constanta, WHL will now provide customers with 2 dedicated service into East Mediterranean and Black Sea area.



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