NYK AND HYUNDAI AGREE SLOT CHARTER FOR ASIA/MIDEAST SERVICE
Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha said that it will charter slots on Hyundai Merchant Marine’s weekly Korea Middle East Service “KMS.”
The agreement commences with the arrival of the vessel “Hyundai Stride” at Inchon on April 1.
The service rotation for the “KMS” is Inchon, Busan, Keelung, Hong Kong, Singapore, Colombo, Dubai, Dammam, Bandar Abbas, Karachi, Pasir Gudang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Keelung and back to Inchon.
NYK and the Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai Lines jointly operate the “KMS” service.
Following the slot charter deal, NYK will now operate two direct weekly services from Asia to the Mideast, as it already provides the Gulf Kuwait Express “GKX” service in cooperation with P&O Nedlloyd.
Details of the transit times and days of arrival and departure for this and hundreds of other services are available from the free global shipping schedules database ComPairSchedules at http://www.compairschedules.com.