On the night of August 24, the successful berthing of “RENJIAN 27” at the Phase III Terminal of Nansha Port Area of Guangzhou Port, CULines South China- TPC (TRANSPACIFIC EXPRESS II) Route to the US West Coast officially made its maiden voyage in Nansha Port Area.
The TPC Route is the first US West Coast express route launched by CULines in Nansha Port Area. A total of six 4,250TEU container ships have been used for weekly operations. The above ships have been fully docked and upgraded, equipped with ballast water systems and a complete set of shore power system and other environmental protection equipment, thus meeting the requirements of American ports for ships.
CULines is an international shipping company with investment from Guangzhou Port. According to the latest Alphaliner statistics, as of August 24, 2021, CULines ranks 30th in the global container capacity rankings. Among its self-operated routes, 7 groups of routes call at Nansha Port. The launch of the Nansha- US West Coast route will take the export goods from the hinterland of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, so that the customers can enjoy the fast direct service to the US West Coast, which will help to relieve the difficulties of small and medium-sized foreign trade customers in the hinterland of the region and relieve the tight situation of export transportation.
At the same time, the TPC route will also work with the existing Asian near-ocean service network of CULines, open to the transit of export goods from Ho Chi Minh, Haiphong, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and other regions to Nansha Port, which drives the growth of Nansha Port’s international transit business. (Zou Jingqi, Hu Jia)