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To meet market demand, Evergreen Line and Coscon will divide the existing Far East and South Africa/East Coast South American (ESA) service, which is operated jointly by both carriers. The new routes effective mid-May 2010 will be the Far East – South America (ESA) service and Far East –Africa Express (FAX) service.

Evergreen and Coscon to split services

The new Far East – Africa Express (FAX) will start operation May 14, 2010. Evergreen Line and Coscon will dispatch eight vessels of 2,700 – 3,400 teu. Port rotation will be: Shanghai – Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Hong Kong – Yantian – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Durban – Cape Town – Singapore – Kaohsiung – Shanghai.

The new Far East – South America (ESA) service will commence May 15, 2010. Evergreen will deploy six ships and Coscon will deploy four vessels each of 3,500 teu.

Port rotation will be : Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Hong Kong – Singapore – Santos – Montevideo – Buenos Aires – Santos – Singapore – Hong Kong – Shanghai.

An Evergreen Line and Coscon statement said, “Our customers need services that are transit time-competitive to meet their market demands. Dividing these two services will allow greatly flexibility and more expedient round-trip voyages.”