Jersey City, NJ (April 24, 2013) -- In preparation for the coming peak season on the Trans-Pacific trade, Evergreen Line is announcing major service enhancements. Next month the carrier will launch a new weekly direct service linking central China with the US West Coast. In addition the line intends to further strengthen its Trans-Pacific service network via slot exchange arrangements with strategic partners.
Employing five vessels of 4,000 TEU, Evergreen Line will start its own China-Pacific South West (CPS2) Service with an inaugural sailing from Ningbo on May 14. The port rotation will be Shanghai, Los Angeles, Oakland and Ningbo.
Furthermore, Evergreen will utilize the new CPS2 and its existing HTW services to provide capacity for a slot exchange arrangement with COSCO's CEN, and Hanjin's CAX and PSX services. The rotation of these loops will be:
CPS2 (Evergreen)：Ningbo,Shanghai, Los Angeles, Oakland, Ningbo
HTW (Evergreen)：Taipei, Xiamen, Hong Kong, Yantian, Los Angeles, Oakland, Taipei
CEN (COSCO)：Dalian, Xingang, Qingdao, Long Beach, Oakland, Dalian
CAX (Hanjin)：Shanghai, Kwangyang, Busan, Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle, Tokyo, Osaka, Busan, Shanghai
PSX (Hanjin)：Kaohsiung, Yantian, Shekou, Shanghai, Busan, Long Beach, Oakland, Busan, Kwangyang, Kaohsiung