Hanjin Shipping has announced that it is expanding its network in South Africa.
The company will now be participating in the South Africa Express 1 Central (SF1) and South Africa Express 2 South (SF2) services.
Shipping carriers including, Evergreen Line, Pacific International, COSCO, K Line and Mitsui O.S.K Lines currently operate on the SF1 and SF2 routes which cover South Africa, South East Asia and the Far East. Fifteen 4,000 - 4,500 teu vessels offer a journey time of 24 days and 28 days from Shanghai, China to Durban, and from Kaohsiung to Cape Town. Hanjin will be part of this service from the last week of October 2014.
In a statement the company said that the new service “will contribute to satisfying [the] various needs of [our[ customers in South Africa.”