Monthly Archives: July 2015

TS Lines revamps Japan-Vietnam service

A NEW loop connecting Japan, South China and Haiphong is to be launched by Hong Kong’s TS Lines on March 18, branded JTV 2, that will encompass the Japan-Haiphong coverage currently ensured with the JTK service.
The JTK service will then focus on the Japan-Taiwan-South China trade with a port rotation of Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Yokkaichi, Osaka, Kobe, Keelung, Taichung, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Shenzhen-Shekou and back to Tokyo.The JTK service so far turned in two weeks, using two vessels of 1,049 TEU and 928 TEU.The JTV 2 will connect Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Keelung, Hong Kong, Shenzhen-Shekou, Hong Kong, Haiphong, Ho Chi Minh City, Shenzhen-Shekou and back to Tokyo. It will turn in three weeks, using three ships of 1,000 TEU, reported Alphaliner.

T.S. Lines order two 1,800-TEU vessels

With growing demand and difficulty in gaining shipbuilding capacity,T.S. Lines has placed an order with CSBC for two ships with capacities of 1,800 TEUs to capitalize on its position as a niche carrier in the profitable and fast-growing intra-Asia trade.