APL unveils new China Southeast Asia Service 8
APL today announced the introduction of the China Southeast Asia Service 8 (CS8), a weekly service that will directly connect central and southern China with Indonesia.
APL's new CS8 is poised to provide direct access from the key Chinese markets of Shanghai, Ningbo and Shekou to Indonesia’s largest port cities of Jakarta and Surabaya. Shipments from Shanghai will arrive in Jakarta and Surabaya in as soon as eight and 11 days respectively. Cargo from Shekou to these same Indonesian ports will be delivered in five and eight days respectively.
Complementing APL’s weekly China Southeast Asia Service 6 (CS6), CS8 will be the carrier’s second service string from Shanghai and Ningbo to Jakarta and Surabaya.
CS8 will commence sailing from Shanghai on 30 June. Its service rotation is Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Jakarta – Surabaya – Kaohsiung – Shanghai.
APL is one of the world's leading ocean carriers, providing world-class container shipping and terminal services, as well as intermodal operations supported by leading-edge IT and ecommerce. APL offers transcontinental cargo shipping across Asia, North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Australia through more than 120 weekly services calling ports in over 70 countries worldwide. APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé and now headed by Rodolphe Saadé.