PIL’s newest service expands coverage of eastern Indian coast

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Pacific International Lines (PIL) will introduce a new weekly direct service connecting key ports in China, Vietnam, Singapore, and India’s East Coast.

The new service, known as China Vietnam India Service (CVI), will commence on April 22, 2022 from Ningbo, China. It will be served by a consortium of vessels with an average capacity of 2,200 TEUs and jointly deployed by PIL, Regional Container Lines (RCL), and Interasia Lines (IAL).

PIL said this new service is part of its efforts to enhance its presence in India, and to offer a more comprehensive coverage for its customers by providing the additional connection between China, Vietnam, South East Asia and the East Coast of India.

The ports of call for the CVI service are: Ningbo – Shanghai – Ho Chi Minh – Singapore – Chennai –  Visakhapatnam – Port Kelang – Ho Chi Minh – Ningbo.

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