HMM Launches Services with Global Liners between Asia & Latin America

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Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), on Friday announced a consortium with global liners – MSC, Hapag-Lloyd, and ONE to launch joint services between Asia and west coast of South America. The HMM operated three Asia-west coast of South America services with MSC, CMA-CGM, Hamburg Süd, Hapag-Lloyd, APL, and CSCL.

The newly reorganised ‘Asia-west coast of South America’ joint services will connect Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan with the west coast of Mexico, Peru, Chile, Columbia through three loops starting in April.

HMM official said that “HMM will provide reliable ‘Asia-west coast of South America’ services with competitive transit time and on-time performance.”

“Based on this joint services, HMM expects to consolidate its position in the Far Asia – west coast of South America market with high growth potential, and HMM will do its utmost to optimise profitability through the services,” the company said.

Port Rotation (subject to change)

NW1: Keelung – Hong Kong – Shekou – Yantian – Ningbo – Shanghai – Pusan – Manzanillo – Lazaro Cardenas – Callao – Iquique – Antofagasta/Puerto Angamos – Valparaiso – Coronel – Valparaiso – Keeling

NW2: Shanghai – Xiamen – Hong Kong – Ningbo – Pusan – Manzanillo – Lazaro Cardenas – Balboa – Buenaventura – Callao –– San Antonio – Coronel – Lirquen – San Antonio – Puerto Angamos – Callao – Lazaro Cardenas – Manzanillo – Yokohama/Tokyo – Pusan – Shanghai

NW3: Ningbo – Shanghai – Qingdao – Pusan – Yokohama – Ensenada – Manzanillo – Puerto Quetzal – Balboa – Buenaventura – Callao – Guayaquil – Buenaventura – Balboa – Lazaro Cardenas – Manzanillo – Ensenada – Yokohama – Pusan – Ningbo

The alliance will reveal details about the first sailings dates as well as the port terminals once they are determined.

Sea News, February 9