The Japanese shipping operator K Line launched new China Vietnam Indonesia Service, which will have direct port coverage from China to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and Indonesia. The new service is called China Saigon Indonesia Services (CSI) and be launched on December 26, 2016. The loop will will ensure safety and fast transit time especially to Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta and Semarang compared with current transshipment routes. Moreover, the shipping operator K Line will expand its service network and coverage in Eastern Asia. At the new China Saigon Indonesia Services (CSI) will be deployed four K Line container carriers, each with capacity 2,500 TEU, which will make weekly rotation.
The loop of the China Saigon Indonesia Services (CSI) will be: Qingdao (China) – Shanghai (China) – Ningbo (China) – Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) – Jakarta (Indonesia) – Semarang (Indonesia) – Xiamen (China) – Qingdao (China).
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, also referred to as K Line, is one of the largest Japanese transportation companies. It owns and controls large cargo ships, including dry cargo ships (bulk carriers), container ships, container terminals, liquefied natural gas carriers, ro-ro ships and tankers. It is the sixteenth largest container transportation and shipping company in the world.