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Wan Hai, Evergreen, MOL and SEACON Announce Joint Service linking Singapore/Malaysia to East Africa Route-AEF
TAIPEI (Apr 7, 2011) - Wan Hai Lines (WHL), Evergreen Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and SEA CONSORTIUM have announced a weekly joint service commencing in late April serving the Asia East Africa service (AEF). Since May 2010, WHL and Evergreen have been operating the liner service between Colombo and East Africa with satisfactory results.

To provide customers with greater efficiency and convenient transport service, WHL, Evergreen, MOL, and SEACON (a Singapore carrier) will inaugurate the AEF route with shortened rotation cycle starting from major Southeast Asia transshipment hubs in Singapore and Malaysia to Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa.

The AEF service will deploy six ships with capacity between 1,200-TEU and 1,350-TEU. Out of the 6 vessels, WHL will be contributing 2 vessels into the AEF service. The initiate the weekly AEF service from Singapore on April 24, 2011 with the following 42-day port rotation:

Singapore-Tanjung Pelepas-Port Klang-Mombasa, Kenya -Dar es Salaam, Tanzania-Singapore