Evergreen to resume US west coast-Asia / Med pendulum May 10
The UAM service, starting on May 10 from Kaohsiung, will replace the company"s current Asia-Pacific-North West Coast (PNW) and Far-East Mediterranean (FEM) services Taiwan-based carrier Evergreen Line will resume its 20-port pendulum service to Tacoma six months after it withdrew the US West Coast-Asia/Mediterranean (UAM) service with a May 10th sailing from Kaohsiung.
The 20-port pendulum service for the region will range from Tacoma to Valencia, Spain, via the Far East, Middle East and Suez Canal.
The U.S. West Coast-Asia-Mediterranean (UAM) service, starting on May 10 from Kaohsiung, will replace the company"s current Asia-Pacific-North West Coast (PNW) and Far-East Mediterranean (FEM) services, which were introduced last October as an interim measure. The UAM service will operate with a total of 14 U-type (TEU5,364) vessels.
The first vessel to depart will be the Ever Unison 0132-104E from Kaohsiung on May 10, 2010. The first sailing from the Port of Tacoma will be May 23.
The port rotation is as follows: Tacoma - Vancouver - Tokyo - Osaka - Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Kaohsiung - Hong Kong - Yantian - Tanjung Pelepas - Colombo - Ashdod - Alexandria - Taranto - Genoa - Barcelona - Valencia - Taranto- Colombo - Tanjung Pelepas - Kaohsiung - Hong Kong - Yantian - Shanghai - Ningbo - Tacoma.
There will be a slight reduction in capacity on the UAM from its previous service of thirteen 5,700 TEU class ships.