Yang Ming to Launch Far East-Latin America Service “SA8”

22 June 2022




Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) is delighted to announce the launch of its latest Far East - West Coast of Latin America (FE-WCSA, Loop code: SA8) service in July 2022. The new service will offer customers broader service coverage and ensure more reliable services in FE-WCSA trade.

The new SA8 service is jointly operated by Yang Ming, WAN HAI LINES LTD. and Pacific International Lines Pte Ltd (PIL). A fleet of eight 2,400-3,700 TEU vessels will be deployed on the weekly service, two of them are from Yang Ming. The first sailing of the SA8 service is planned to commence from Ningbo on 13th July, 2022(ETB). A round trip will take 70 days.

Yang Ming currently provides two FE-WCSA loops, SA4 and SA6. With the addition of the SA8 service, the Company will be able to strengthen its existing service network and provide customers with more comprehensive delivery service across FE-WCSA markets. Please find below port rotation details of Yang Ming’s FE-WCSA services:

SA4 port rotation: Hong Kong - Yantian - Kaohsiung - Shanghai - Ningbo - Manzanillo - Balboa - Buenaventura - Callao - San Antonio - Hong Kong

SA6 port rotation: Kaohsiung - Shekou - Hong Kong - Ningbo - Shanghai - Manzanillo - Lazaro Cardenas - Puerto Quetzal - Callao - Guayaquil - Manzanillo - Pusan – Kaohsiung

SA8 port rotation: Ningbo - Shanghai - Qingdao - Pusan - Manzanillo - Lazaro Cardenas - Puerto Quetzal - Buenaventura - Valparaiso - Ningbo

For more information, please visit Yang Ming official website ( www.yangming.com ) or contact the Company’s local sales team.

Yang Ming Group press release