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PIL Launches Two New China Transpacific Services

PIL Launches Two New China Transpacific Services
Danny Gill

Pacific International Lines (PIL) has announced a revamp to their China Transpacific trade lines commencing on April 3, 2017.

There will be two new weekly services branded as ACS and AC5, operating in a joint cooperation under a new vessel sharing agreement. The two new weekly services will each cover Central and South China to USWC in 42 round voyage days with 12 vessels of 6,500 to 10,000 TEUs.

ACS commences April 3rd and will have the following port rotation:
Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Los Angeles, Oakland, Qingdao

AC5 commences April 4 and will have the following port rotation:
Xiamen, Nansha, Hong Kong, Yantian, Long Beach, Oakland, Xiamen

These 2 services are further complemented by 3 other Transpacific loops made available on slot exchange arrangement to provide improved frequency and better overall coverage. These include:

AC2 with the port rotation: Lianyungang, Shanghai, Ningbo, Long Beach, Seattle, Lianyungang; AC3 with the port rotation: Xingang, Qingdao, Shanghai, Long Beach, Oakland, Xingang; and AC6 with the port rotation: Fuzhou, Nansha, Hong Kong, Yantian, Xiamen, LosAngeles/Long Beach, Oakland, Fuzhou

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Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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