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PIL launches new direct China to Gulf Service known as Gulf China Service (GCS)

Pacific International Lines (PIL) has announced the launch of a new weekly direct service connecting Central and South China to the Gulf area in the Middle East.

The new service augments the company’s existing CSG service linking China and South East Asia to the Gulf area.

Effective from 23 November 2021, this new service, known as Gulf China Service (GCS), will be offered by a consortium of vessels with an average capacity of 3000TEU, jointly deployed by PIL, Regional Container Lines (RCL) and CULines (CUL).

This new direct service is part of PIL’s continuous efforts to respond to the needs of our customers for more direct and efficient services.

Customers who book on this new GCS service will enjoy fast transit times from Ningbo, Nansha and Shekou, to Jebel Ali and Dammam.

PIL’s container vessel Kota Kamil will embark on the maiden voyage of this new service commencing on 23 November 2021.

The ports of call for this GCS service are: Ningbo, Nansha, Shekou, Jebel Ali, Dammam and Ningbo.

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