TAIWAN's Wan Hai Lines is to launch the Korea-China-Indonesia-Vietnam "CKI" service at the end of October.
"This new service will help to expand Wan Hai Lines' network by providing a new direct service between South Korea, East China and South East Asia region," the shipping line said.
The CKI service will be jointly operated with Korea Marine Transport Co Ltd (KMTC) by using four vessels, each with a capacity of 2,500 TEU. Wan Hai Lines will deploy one vessel and KMTC will deploy three boxships. CKI's maiden voyage for Wan Hai Lines will commence from Pusan port on October 31, 2019.