Cheng Lie Navigation CO., Ltd. (CNC), a specialist of Intra-Asia, the first market in the world for container shipping, is pleased to announce the reinforcement of its presence on this fast-growing market with the launch of three new services:
• The NCX service between North China and Vietnam, starting 25th June:
Thanks to this new service, CNC will offer quick transit times for cargo moving between North China and Vietnam as well as full coverage of Pearl River Delta ports via Hong Kong.
Fleet: 3 vessels with a nominal capacity of 1,700 teus offering over 200 Reefer plugs per week
Rotation: Dalian, Xingang, Qingdao, Lianyungang, Hong Kong (HIT & MID), Shekou, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong (HIT & MID), Dalian.
• The CHT service linking Korea and China to Thailand, starting 26th June:
This new service will offer fast direct transit times from North China to Thailand and will complement CNC's existing CTS service thanks to the addition of new calls at Xiamen, Hong Kong HIT (Southbound) and Bangkok.
Fleet: 3 vessels with a nominal capacity of 1,700 teus
Rotation: Incheon, Qingdao, Shanghai, Hong Kong (HIT), Laem Chabang, Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Hong Kong (HIT), Xiamen, Incheon.
• The HBS service from North China to Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, starting 3rd July:
A new service that will provide CNC’s customers with a direct connection and competitive transit times from North China to Indonesia and on the way back from Singapore/Port Kelang to North China.
Fleet: 4 vessels with a nominal capacity of 2,700 teus
Rotation: Dalian, Xingang, Qingdao, Shekou, Hong Kong (HIT), Jakarta, Port Kelang, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Dalian.
In conjunction with the launch of these new services, CNC is upgrading its China 1 service linking China to South East Asia:
This service will deploy 4 vessels with a nominal capacity of 2,700 teus – replacing the fleet's current 1,700 teus vessels – with the following rotation: Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Hong Kong, Manila (ATI & ICT), Jakarta, Surabaya, Hong Kong (MID & HIT), Qingdao.
The deployment of bigger capacity vessels on this line will allow CNC to strengthen its presence on the market between China and South East Asia in response to strong customer demand in addition to benefiting from economies of scale.
"The enhancement of CNC's service network on the Intra Asia market meets the increasing demand from our customers on this expanding trade and will allow CNC to cope with further growth in volumes in the coming months. Thanks to this new portfolio of services, CNC will provide its customers with enhanced reefer service between North China and South East Asian ports" comments Robert Sallons, CNC Liner Department General Manager.