UASC and CSCL to launch Intra Asia Container Service
On September 21 the United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) will jointly launch a new weekly service across Asia.
Called the Intra Asia Container Service (IAC1), the route will cover Japan, South Korea, China and Thailand and feature three CSCL vessels and one UASC vessel respectively.
The combined weekly capacity will be 2600 TEUs and the UASC vessel will join the operation on October 12 in Busan, South Korea.
The service will call at Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Busan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shekhou, Laem Chabang, Nansha, Hong Kong, Shekou, Xiamen before returning to Tokyo.