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COSCON, Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming to jointly launch

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COSCONHanjin Shipping and Yang Ming will launch a jointly-operated Russia – Finland service from the middle of May. Named RFS (Russia – Finland Service), this new service will be operated with 3 of 1,300TEU class vessels deployed by each partner carrier. It will provide twice-per-week service connecting Hamburg, St. Petersburg and Kotka. Meanwhile, partner carriers believe that the introduction of this new service will contribute to satisfying various needs of their customers in North West Europe. Details are as follows:

RFS (Russia – Finland Service)

Vessel Deployment: 1,300TEU X 3 (COSCON X 1, HJS X 1, YML X 1) Port Rotation: Hamburg – St. Petersburg – Kotka – Hamburg – St. Petersburg – Kotka -Hamburg Commencement Date: May 19th, 2013 (ETA Hamburg)

Notice of Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for Europe & Mediterranean Trade

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COSCO Container Lines would like to announce Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for both East and West Bound shipments in Far East (includes Japan) & Indian sub-continent to Europe & Mediterranean trade and effective from September 1, 2012.

The Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) is as follows:
Shipments between Far East and North West Europe
Per 20′ CTR                USD $ 725
Per 40′ CTR                USD $ 1450

Shipments between Far East and Mediterranean (includes Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Black Sea region, West Africa region and North Africa region)
Per 20′ CTR                USD $ 683
Per 40′ CTR                USD $ 1366

Shipments between Indian sub-continent Region and North West Europe / Mediterranean (includes Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Black Sea region, West Africa region and North Africa region)
Per 20′ CTR                USD $ 438
Per 40′ CTR                USD $ 876