Release Date: 10 February 2011
Release ID: 5136
Singapore - MCC Transport has introduced a new Intra-Asia Service (IA-8), which provides direct and fast transit between ports in Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, China, Taiwan and Malaysia.
IA-8 offers the following benefits to customers operating in these markets:
Direct and fast product from Jakarta to Japanese ports
One of the fastest products from Surabaya to Nagoya, with a transit of 10 days
Shanghai southbound mid-week sailing (in addition to existing IA4 service).
Additional direct service from Indonesia to Manila with 5-days transit time
Weekend cut-off from Jakarta (JICT)
A direct and fast product from Philippines to Japan with 5-days transit time
Weekend cut-off from Manila
Direct service from Japan to Shanghai, Tanjung Pelepas and Indonesia
New port of call, Shimizu (Japan)
MCC product from Nagoya to the main transshipment hub of Tanjung Pelepas
Weekend cut-off from Shimizu, Tokyo and Yokohama
Additional Shanghai southbound mid-week sailing to existing IA4 service weekend sailing, and direct to Tanjung Pelepas.
Weekend cut-off from Kaohsiung
Additional Keelung-Tanjung Pelepas and Kaohsiung-Tanjung Pelepas sailing
Additional direct service from Taiwan to Indonesia with 7-days transit time
The new IA-8 service runs on a 28-days rotation covering the ports of Jakarta (JICT), Surabaya, Manila, Nagoya, Shimizu, Tokyo, Yokohoma, Shanghai, Keelung, Kaohsiung, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, and then back to Jakarta (JICT).
The first sailing for IA-8 is expected to depart Tanjung Pelepas on 25TH February 2011.
Further details including pro forma schedules and service maps are available at MCC Transports website, mcc.com.sg.
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