YMM, OOCL and ONE to launch joint intra-Asia loop
The new loop will link South China and Japan with Southeast Asia, utilizing four vessels averaging 4,754 TEUs.
News Source: American Shipper
Yang Ming, OOCL and ONE in April will launch a new joint intra-Asia service connecting South China and Japan with Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.Ocean carriers Yang Ming Marine, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and Ocean Network Express (ONE) will launch a new joint intra-Asia service connecting South China and Japan with Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam starting in April, according to Yang Ming’s online service schedules.
The new service, dubbed the JMV (Japan-Malaysia-Vietnam) by Yang Ming and the KTX6 by OOCL, will commence with the April 11 northbound sailing of the YM Elixir from Shekou, but will have a full port rotation of Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya, Yokohama, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Port Kelang, Singapore, Cai Mep, Shekou, Hong Kong, and back to Osaka.
The JMV will operate with four vessels, one each from Yang Ming and OOCL and two from Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL), which is in the process of merging its container shipping operations with those of fellow Japanese lines NYK and “K” Line to form ONE.
According to ocean carrier schedule and capacity database BlueWater Reporting, the containerships will have an average capacity of 4,754 TEUs.