ONE, Yang Ming, OOCL to start extended intra-Asia loop April 11

Yang Ming container ship

March 26, 2018 - Taiwan's Yang Ming, Hong Kong's OOCL and ONE, the Japanese start-up will launch an intra-Asia service connecting South China and Japan with Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.

The JMV (Japan-Malaysia-Vietnam) service starts April 11 with the northbound sailing of the 2,811-TEU YM Elixir from Shenzhen-Shekou bound for Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya, Yokohama, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Port Kelang, Singapore, Cai Mep, Shenzhen-Shekou, Hong Kong and back to Osaka.

The carrier group will launch a new service connecting South China and Japan with Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam starting in April, according to Yang Ming's online service schedules.

The JMV will operate with four vessels, one each from Yang Ming and OOCL and two from MOL, by that time part of the new Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE), the merger of the Japanese Big 3 container operations - NYK, MOL and "K" Line.

According to ocean carrier schedule and capacity database BlueWater Reporting, the containerships will have an average capacity of 4,754 TEU.

Source: Chinese Shipping