TMM Lines is launching a weekly trans-Pacific service between Asia and the west coasts of North and South America.
The Asia-Americas Service will offer some of the fastest transit times on the trade between Asia and the Americas, according to TMM Lines, including just 27 days from Hong Kong to Puerto Quetzal and 22 days from Yantian to Manzanillo.
The service, to be launched on May 5, will operate with eleven 1400 TEU ships on two loops and is the only service on the Pacific offering direct links between Yantian, southern China, and Mexico/ Central America/South America.
Loop one: Hong Kong, Yantian, Shanghai, Pusan, Vancouver, Seattle, Los Angeles,, Manzanillo, Salina Cruz, Puerto Quetzl, Buenaventura, Callao, Iquique, San Antonio, Lirquen, Callao, Puerto Quetzl, Manzanillo, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, Hong Kong.
Loop two: Hong Kong, Yantian, Shanghai, Pusan, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Manzanillo, Puerto Quetzl, Puerto Caldera, Callao, San Antonio, Callao, Buenaventura, Puerto Caldera, Manzanillo, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Hong Kong.
TMM Lines also operates a weekly Mexico Asia Express service, linking Manzanillo and Ensenada with ports in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan.