APL Monday (Jan21) announced the launch of a new weekly service, China Malaysia Service (CMS) which connects North, Central and South China to the niche ports of Port Klang, Penang and Pasir Gudang in Malaysia.

APL Introduces New China Malaysia Service
Caption: Container ship APL Gwangyang - Image courtesy of Alex Sessler

Jointly developed with its vessel sharing partners, CMS makes its fifth offering that provides additional sailing between China and Malaysia. Catering to long haul cargoes, shippers can expect relay connectivity to and from Penang and Pasir Gudang via Port Klang where the CMS makes a weekly stop.

The CMS will commence sailing from Qingdao on 23 February.

The service will call the ports of Qingdao, Shanghai, Xiamen, Nansha, Port Klang, Penang, Port Klang, Pasir Gudang, Shekou and Hong Kong

Click for more information on the new CMS service.

Source: APL