COSCON, Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming to jointly launch

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)