Heung-A, KMTC and TS Lines have launched a new joint service from South Korea to the Straits area, with intermediate ports in mainland China and Hong Kong. The weekly service will turn in 28 days and it will be operated by a fleet of four ships in the size range of 2,700 teu to 3,100 teu. Two ships will be provided by KMTC, whereas Heung-A and TS Lines will each contribute one vessel.
The new loop will be marketed as the ‘KCM’ service, short for Korea – China – Malaysia. Its first sailing will depart Busan this week with the 2,824 teu Hyundai Mipo standard type vessel DAHLIA, operated by Heung-A.
The ‘KCM’ calls at the following ports: Busan, Inchon, Qingdao, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shekou (Shenzhen), Port Kelang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shekou (Shenzhen), Busan.