PIL broadens intra-Asian coverage with China to Vietnam service

PIL shipping

Pacific International Lines (PIL) has announced a new weekly direct service connecting key ports in China, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The new China Thailand Vietnam Service (CTV) will commence on 29 June from Tianjin Xingang, China. It will be served jointly by a consortium of vessels of average capacity of 2000 TEU.

“Following our recent rebranding exercise, we are pleased to announce this series of new launch of PIL’s Intra Asia Services dedicated to expanding our network coverage within Asia,” said Tonnie Lim, Chief Trade Officer, PIL.

“With the addition of this new CTV service, our coverage in Asia would have been significantly enhanced, enabling us to offer linkages from all the major ports in China, Korea to Southeast Asia, and then onto the rest of our global network.”

The ports of call for the CTV service will be as follows:

Xingang – Dalian – Incheon – Qingdao – Shanghai – Laem Chabang – Ho Chi Minh – Xingang


PIL recently announced the launch of its new Singapore Surabaya Express (SSE) service.

This weekly offering from the shipping line aims to enhance connectivity within and beyond Asia and expand its presence in Indonesia.

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