MOL will expand its container shipping services between Asia and Africa with a new route next month.
The company's new ASA will launch on April 8, offering port calls in Central and South China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and South Africa.
MOL will offer a weekly service by joining the existing ASA service operated by ‘K’ Line and Pacific International Lines, taking total vessels deployed to eight on a 56 day rotation.
The ASA service will have the following rotation: Shanghai – Ningbo – Keelung – Hong Kong – Shekou – Singapore – Port Kelang – Durban – Cape Town – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong - Shanghai.
MOL will also add a call to Nacala in Mozambique from May to June this year.
Its revised Mozambique Express service (MZX) will have the following rotation: Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore – Port Louis – Durban – Maputo – Tamatave / Nacala (on an alternate weekly basis) – Tanjung Pelepas.
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