With the maiden call of container ship EVER UTILE on Tuesday, 05 April, Busan New Container Terminal (BNCT) becomes Evergreen’s new home in Busan’s New Port.

BNCT is Evergreen’s New Home in Busan’s New Port

Container ship EVER UTILE - Image: Roman

This call is part of Evergreen’s two 5,600 TEU vessel deployment on their new BEX2 service which joins the existing PHEX Ocean 3 Alliance service with CMA CGM, COSCOCS and UASC connecting Asia to Rijeka, Koper, Venice, TriesteMalta and Jeddah ports by calling Shangai, Ningbo, Busan, ChiwanTanjung Pelepas and Port Kelang.

John Elliott, CEO of BNCT commented: “We are thankful for EVERGREEN’s confidence in BNCT’s ability to improve their offering in this market. We are confident that we can deliver and grow their business by providing world class service, flexibility and expanding capacity for many years to come”

BNCT’s recently completed expansion in 2015 added 700,000 TEU capacity and a 16,000 TEU empty storage area for a new total handling capacity of 2.5 million TEU with further expansion possible up to 3.5 million TEU in the future. BNCT is the only terminal able to construct additional capacity in New Port until 2020.

Source: BNCT