Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the introduction of a new Transpacific Latin Pacific 6 (TLP6) service to enhance its Asia – Latin America network.
The port rotation of the new service will be Hong Kong – Shekou (China) – Ningbo (China) – Shanghai (China) – Manzanillo (Mexico) – Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala) – San Antonio (Chile) – Hong Kong
The COSCO-owned box line believes the new service will provide a “comprehensive port coverage between North East Asia and West Coast South America.”
TLP6 service will complement OOCL’s existing TLP1, TLP2 and TLP3 services and will provide direct connections from China to Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile, offering a transit time of 22 days from Shanghai to Puerto Quetzal and 32 days to San Antonio.
The new service will commence from Hong Kong with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) on 28 June.