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Wan Hai to launch new service to US east coast

Taiwan-based Wan Hai Lines, best known for its intra-Asia activities, is expanding its network by launching a new weekly service between Asia and the east coast of the US branded as AA7.

The service will be operated by 10 container vessels with a capacity of 2,800 tea to 4,000 teu.

The route of the new service is as follows: Taipei – Xiamen – Shekou – Caimep – New York – Savannah – Taipei

The first voyage is scheduled to commence from Taipei on June 18.

Wan Hai currently operates a fleet of 83 owned and 62 chartered vessels. At the end of May the company signed a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries for four 13,100 teu container vessels, with delivery scheduled to start during the second quarter of 2023.

Andrew Cox

During the 1990s, Dr Andrew Cox was the editor of UK Coal Review and was a regular writer and commentator on the international coal trade and related infrastructure developments. Post-2000, he has been a freelance writer, CPD trainer and project consultant. He focuses on developments in the energy, chemicals, shipping and port sectors.

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