MOL, Evergreen Line & COSCON Launch Asia-West Africa Service

COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. , MOL Liner Ltd. (MOL) and Evergreen Line today announced the launch of a weekly direct service from Asia to West Africa, branded the ‘WA1’.

The new express link is expected to further enhance each company’s service network to cover strategic markets in Africa to meet increasingly diverse commercial requirements.

The jointly operated twelve vessel service will commence from Shanghai on June 2nd, 2014, with six of the ships being operated by MOL, four by Evergreen Line and two by COSCON.

Additional ’WA1’ service details are as follows:

Rotation:

Shanghai (MON/MON)  Ningbo (TUE/WED) Hong Kong (FRI/FRI)  Nansha (SAT/SAT)  Singapore (THU/THU)  Lagos Apapa (MON/THU)  Tema (FRI/MON)  Lome (MON/FRI)  Abidjan (SUN/WED) Singapore (MON/MON)  Shanghai (MON/MON)

 Commencement:

Westbound – MV TBC, ETA Shanghai 2nd June 2014

Eastbound – MV TBC, ETA Lagos Apapa 7th July 2014

COSCON, May 7, 2014

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