MOL, Evergreen and COSCON launch direct Asia-West Africa service

Monday, 9 June 2014 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

MOL Liner Ltd., (MOL), Evergreen Line and COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. have launched a weekly direct service from Asia to West Africa, branded the ‘WA1’. The new express link will further enhance each company’s service network to cover strategic markets in Africa to meet increasingly diverse commercial requirements. The jointly operated twelve vessel service commenced (Westbound) from Shanghai on June 2nd, 2014, with six of the ships being operated by MOL, four by Evergreen Line and two by COSCON. The Eastbound will commence from 7 July. Additional ‘WA1’ service details are as follows: Rotation: Shanghai (MON/MON) - Ningbo (TUE/WED) - Hong Kong (FRI/FRI) - Nansha (SAT/SAT) - Singapore (THU/THU) - Lagos Apapa (MON/THU) - Tema (FRI/MON) - Lome (MON/FRI) - Abidjan (SUN/WED) - Singapore (MON/MON) - Shanghai (MON/TUE)