Evergreen Line, NYK Line and Hanjin Shipping Launch Weekly India-China Service
Evergreen Line, NYK Line and Hanjin Shipping have just commenced a new service linking East Asia and India, to be called “India China Service” or ICS. All three carriers said the new string is launched in response to the growing demand in this trade.
ICS inaugurated service on October 29 from Pusan. The weekly loop then calls Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore, Nhava Sheva, Pipavav, Colombo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Pusan.
The joint service employs five ships of approximately 2,500 TEU – 2,800 TEU. NYK Line deploys three vessels while Evergreen Line and Hanjin Shipping contribute one vessel each.
Source: Evergreen Line, November 9, 2011;