News Release

16th August 2001

COSCO Launches EU Service at YICT


On 16 August 2001, the vessel “YUNHE” of COSCO berthed at YICT to commence its Europe Service. There are 8 container vessels in total deployed in this service. The inaugural vessel “YUNHE” is 280 metres in length with a capacity of 5,446 TEU.

The service will call at Yantian each Thursday, then sail to Hongkong, Singapore, Suez, Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Suez, Singapore, Hongkong, Shanghai and Qingdao.