NYK will become a slot buyer on the Straits to Australia and New Zealand service ‘KIX’ that was recently launched by ANL, Hanjin and APL. The Japanese container line will begin its participation on 15 September ex Singapore with the sailing of the 3,560 teu HANJIN MEXICO.
NYK will adopt the ANL name for the service and advertise the slot allocation as its ‘KIX’ service. The loop offers weekly sailings along the following port rotation: Singapore, Port Kelang, Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland, Tauranga, Brisbane, Singapore.
NYK will participate in all calls with the exception of Tauranga, which the Japanese carrier does not serve.