Ocean Network Express (ONE), the shipping alliance between K Line, MOL and NYK, has announced a revamped service network for 2019, which will see it deploy a fleet of more than 249 modern vessels and connect 76 ports throughout the world.
According to a statement, ONE’s new network will offer “a major enhancement” of its existing operations and will include a newly designed pendulum service.
In doing so, it will launch a new Pacific Northwest 4 service (PN4), which will offer a wider range of direct calls across North America, Europe and Asia.
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ONE says that the launch of the PN4 service will provide “more efficient and comprehensive links between Asia and the Pacific Northwest (PNW)”.
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It also claims that to meet demand, its Asia-Europe network will also be upgraded.
In November 2018 ONE announced it will participate in a vessel-sharing agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Hapag-Lloyd to improve transit times between Asia and South America.