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Grand Alliance, ZIM, and HMM Jointly Announce New SCE2 Service for Transpacific All-Water Trade

March 31, 2011

Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd (HL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), along with a partner, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd (ZIM), are pleased to jointly announce a new cooperation with Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) within the Transpacific All-Water sector.
 
The South China East Coast Express 2 (SCE2) will be launched on May 12, in conjunction with the enhancement of the established South China East Coast Express (SCE), thus offering a more-comprehensive service network for the companies’ respective customers’ requirements.
 
The new SCE2, which covers Pusan, Central China, and South China in Asia, will offer an efficient service to ports along the southeast coast of the United States and complement the established SCE. SCE will be enhanced with direct westbound linkage for Miami, while Kingston will be covered by SCE2.
 
The port rotations of SCE and SCE2 are as follows:
 
l         SCE effective from May 13 
Kaohsiung - Shekou - Hong Kong - Panama Canal - New York - Norfolk - Savannah - Miami - Panama Canal - Kaohsiung
 
l         SCE2 effective from May 12
Pusan - Shanghai (Yangshan) - Xiamen - Da Chan Bay - Hong Kong - Yantian - Panama Canal – Manzanillo (Panama) - Kingston - Savannah - Charleston - Kingston – Manzanillo (Panama) - Panama Canal - Pusan
 
GA, ZIM, and HMM provide extensive services for U.S. east coast markets in order to meet customers’ requirements.
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