New Zealand - Singapore Service Upgraded

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News Release

Issued by: NYK Group Communications Officer (Oceania), Level 5, 45 Clarence Street Sydney 

Telephone: 02 9248 1023, Fax 02 9248 1080 E-mail:

      01 / 08

New Zealand - Singapore service upgraded

NZS partners MISC Berhad, Mitsui O.S.K Lines Ltd (MOL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK),

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and Pacific International Lines Ltd will combine the

current NZX1 and NZX2 services into one upgraded loop, the New Zealand – South East Asia

(NZS) service

The upgraded service, which is expected to begin in early June 2008, has been designed to

offer better service quality with coverage of five ports in New Zealand plus Brisbane, Australia. 

The service will be operated with 5 x 2,800TEU vessels (2 PIL, 1 each from MOL, NYK and

OOCL).   The new rotation includes fixed day weekly  port  calls at  Singapore – Port Kelang –

Brisbane – Auckland – Lyttelton – Wellington – Napier – Tauranga – Brisbane – Singapore.

MISC will retain their participation in this service.



  18th April  2008

For further information please contact: 

Lenny Lee, NYK Group Communications Officer, (Oceania) Tel: +61 2 9248 1023 email:

About NYK:

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. The NYK Group operates

approximately 762 major ocean vessels, as of the end of September 2007, as well as fleets of planes, trains, and

trucks. The company's shipping fleet includes around 146 containerships, 282 bulk carriers, 51 wood-chip

carriers, 116 car carriers, 26 reefer carriers, 74 tankers, 27 LNG carriers, and three cruise ships. NYK's revenue

in fiscal 2006 was $18 billion, and as a group, NYK employs about 51,000 people worldwide. The company has

offices in 240 locations in 27 countries, warehouses in every continent, and harbor operations in Asia, North

America, and Europe. NYK is based in Tokyo, and has regional headquarters in London, New York, Singapore,

Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, and Sao Paulo.

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