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)”.
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.