HONG KONG, January 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Gold Star Line is pleased to announce an upgraded and enhanced Far East-West Africa Service (FAX), from February 2016.
Two direct sailings per week, offering improved transit times from more Ports of Loading in Asia to more ports in West Africa are the key advantages of this improved product.
The ports of call of the two services will be as below:
· FAX- Far East - West Africa Express operating 11 vessels on the following rotation:
Shanghai - Ningbo - Hong Kong - Nansha - Singapore - Port Kelang - Colombo - Lagos (Apapa) - Tincan (TICT) - Tincan (P&CHS) - Tema - Cotonou - Abidjan - Singapore - Shanghai.
· FA2 - Asia - West Africa Service operating 12 vessels on the following rotation:
Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Shekou, Nansha, Singapore, Lome, Tincan - TICT, Tema, Abidjan, Colombo, Port Kelang, Singapore, Shanghai.
The new service lineup will add Xiamen and Shekou to the ports of loading and Abidjan and Lome in West Africa. An east-bound connection at Colombo will offer superior transit time to exporters in West Africa.
Ralph Reuben - Africa Trade Director GSL said: "The realigned structure will provide customers with more options on this important trade, as part of our ongoing efforts to better services to our customers.
Gold Star Line (GSL) has been operating continuously from Asia to West Africa services since 1958, and is committed to serving this market with the same dedication as demonstrated in the past several decades."
SOURCE Gold Star Line