“K” Line Enhances JABCO Services

KLINE125KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. (“K” Line) is pleased to announce upgrade of its Intra-Asia Service (JABCO-1 and JABCO-2) with better transit times between Japan and Thailand.

With this enhancement, “K” Line can offer efficient, high-quality services in its Japan – Thailand coverage, maintaining direct coverage for China – Vietnam – Thailand – Philippines trade lane.

A total of 7 vessels will be deployed by “K” Line and SITC in two Intra-Asia Loops.

Details of the service are as follows:-

  • Vessel Deployment:
    Three (3) x 1700 TEU type vessels for JABCO-1 (“K” Line x 3 vessels)
    Four (4) x 1200 TEU type vessels for JABCO-2   (“K” Line x 1 vessel)
  • Port Rotation:

JABCO-1: Shimizu – Tokyo – Yokohama – Nagoya – Osaka – Kobe – Laem Chabang – Bangkok – Laem Chabang – Ho Chi Minh – Shimizu
JABCO-2: Tokyo – Yokohama – Hitachinaka – Shanghai – Ningbo – Ho Chi Minh – Bangkok – Laem Chabang – Manila – Shanghai – Tokyo

  • Service Frequency:

Weekly

  • Commencement Date:

ETA Shimizu 26th Feb 2013 for JABCO-1

ETA Tokyo Middle of Mar 2013 for JABCO-2

SOURCE: Submitted by ISIS Communications