Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) has announced a new service connecting the West Coast of South America to the East Coast of North America (Florida).
The FLX service is set to launch in September 2023 with the following route:
Callao – Paita – Guayaquil – Cartagena – South Florida – Puerto Cortés – Cartagena – Callao.
The FLX service will deploy four vessels in order to ensure schedule stability.
This service will connect Callao and Paita (Peru), and Guayaquil (Ecuador) to South Florida with one of the fastest transit times on the market.
The direct routes include Callao-South Florida in 11 days, Paita-South Florida in nine days, and Guayaquil-South Florida in eight days.
Furthermore, FLX provides a direct connection from South Florida to Honduras, in addition to destinations in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Yu Kurimoto, Managing Director of ONE said: “We aim to share South America’s distinctive flavours with people across the globe.
“With our FLX and LUX services, we are excited to open new doors for businesses and individuals, enabling them to enjoy the authentic tastes of this vibrant region.”
This announcement comes two weeks after ONE announced the Thailand Hakata Express (THX) service connecting Thailand, China, Japan, and Vietnam.