The Singapore-based family-owned shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) announced that PIL will be enhancing our Transpacific service by offering direct services from Vietnam to the U.S West Coast, with effect from end April 2019.
America China Service 5 (AC5) will be adding Haiphong as first port of call with effect from 30th April 2019.
Full rotation of America China Service 5 (AC5): Haiphong - Nansha - Hong Kong - Yantian - Long Beach - Oakland - Yantian - Haiphong
PIL also launched a new string, America Cai Mep Service 2 (AC2), achieved through slot agreement on Ocean Alliance PSW3 service, with effect from 28th April 2019.Full rotation of America Cai Mep Service 2 (AC2): Cai Mep - Los Angeles - Oakland - Hong Kong - Cai Mep
AC2 and AC5 service allow PIL to tap into the fast growing Vietnam market and be amongst the first few carriers to provide the fastest direct service from both Ho Chi Minh and Haiphong to Pacific South West region, particularly Long Beach/Los Angeles and Oakland.
"We are glad to better serve our customers with a more comprehensive coverage from Asia to USWC," said a pres release from PIL.