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Wan Hai Lines to Launch Independent Asia to US East Coast Service (AA7)

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Wan Hai Lines is expanding its Asia – Ameri...

Wan Hai Lines to launch Far East – Red Sea (AR1) Service

Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce the launch of Far East – Red Sea “AR1” service on April 6th, 20...

Wan Hai Lines to launch China – India Service VI (CI6) Service

Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce the launch of China – India Service VI “CI6 service” on January...

Wan Hai Lines to launch China – East India V (CI5) Service

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Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce the la...

WAN HAI Lines to join TBS Service with “K” Line

**Wan Hai Lines will expand further on its already extensive south-east Asia network by joining Thai...

Wan Hai Lines To Enhance Japan to Straits Services Coverage

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Taipei, Mar. 8, 2019 – Wan Hai Lines is ple...

Wan Hai Lines to enhance Asia to US East Coast Service (AA9)

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Taipei, Jun. 14, 2022 – Wan Hai Lines will...

Wan Hai Lines orders 12 boxships

“Taiwanese container shipping company Wan Hai Lines has confirmed an order of twelve 3,055 TEU conta...

Wan Hai Lines In for Up to a Dozen Feeders

“Taiwanese container shipping company Wan Hai Lines has placed an order for up to twelve 1,900 TEU containerships with two shipbuilders.” To learn more, see the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JB)

Wan Hai Lines Holds Online Ship Naming Ceremony for New Vessels Accompanied by a Charity Donation

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Wan Hai Lines Ltd. held ship naming ceremon...

Wan Hai Lines Holds Online Ship Naming Ceremony for New Vessel

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Taipei, Jun. 17, 2022 – Wan Hai Lines Ltd....

Wan Hai Lines crowned the “Hall of Fame-Container Shipping Line of The Year India-Far East Trade Lane”

“Wan Hai Lines was crowned the “Hall of Fame-Container Shipping Line of The Year India-Far East Trad...

Wan Hai Lines Confirmed Orders For Five 13,100TEU Container Ships

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Taipei, Mar. 25, 2022 – In 2021, Wan Hai Line...

Wan Hai Lines Confirmed Orders For 20 New Vessels

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As part of the company’s fleet improvement...

Wan Hai Lines completes takeover of all twelve 2,038 TEU eco-friendly boxships

"Taiwanese container shipping company Wan Hai Lines has taken delivery of the twelfth and final 2,03...

Wan Hai Lines awarded container shipping line of the year on Far East trade

“Wan Hai Lines honoured the “container shipping line of the year – Far East trade lane” award by the...

Wan Hai levies $30,000 per container fine for misdeclared hazardous cargo

“Taiwan’ Wan Hai Lines said it would fine clients up to $30,000 per container for misdeclaration of...

Wan Hai launches new spending spree on second-hand containerships

“Wan Hai Lines has purchased one of its chartered ships after setting aside $200m for second-hand vessel purchases.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai joins fellow carriers to threaten heavy fines for misdeclared cargo

“Wan Hai has joined the ranks of many of its carrier peers, announcing it will fine shippers that intentionally misdeclare cargo contents.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai inks berth deal to ease carrier’s LA-LB vessel backlog

“Wan Hai Lines has signed a new terminal services agreement with SSA Marine at the Port of Long Beac...

Wan Hai in for eight Japanese newbuilds

Taiwan’s Wan Hai Lines has signed for eight 1,900 teu ships at Japanese yard Naikai Zosen. The ships...

Wan Hai focuses on trans-Pacific to drive revenue, liftings

"Taiwan's Wan Hai Lines is increasingly moving away from its intra-Asia roots to develop into a tran...

Wan Hai extends charters at rates five times higher

“Wan Hai is extending the charters of three 1,700 TEU ships by up to three years, paying rates more than five times higher.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai expects tight capacity to continue this year

“Wan Hai Lines expects another good year for the container shipping industry after the Taiwanese carrier’s 2020 net profit rose nearly fourfold amid tight capacity.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai earmarks US$360 million for second-hand ships

“Wan Hai Lines’ directors said on 7 December 2020 that the company is considering purchasing more second-hand ships and has set aside a budget of US$360 million for the purpose.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai earmarks $1bn war chest for further fleet expansion

“Wan Hai Lines is planning further fleet expansion, with a $1bn war chest – some $700m intended for newbuildings and $300m for second-hand vessel acquisitions.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai continues to build its container fleet with two new orders

“Wan Hai Lines has gone to China International Marine Containers (CIMC) and Singamas to buy more dry...

Wan Hai container ship loses power off California

“Wan Hai 176, a 1,700 teu Singapore-flagged container ship en route to Seattle, lost power on Friday...

Wan Hai charters two boxships for three years

“Wan Hai Lines has agreed to charter two sub-Panamax container ships, one each from Borealis Maritime and Global Ship Lease, for three years.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai cancels options for four container vessels

” Taiwan’s carrier Wan Hai Lines has announced to the stock exchange that it will not proceed to exe...

Wan Hai buys ships from CMB and Technomar

“Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai Lines has purchased its ninth and tenth ships since earmarking US$360 million to buy second-hand vessels.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai buys newbuild feeder pair for US$78 million

“Wan Hai Lines continues to acquire more ships after setting aside more funds for fleet expansion.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai buys boxship pair from PIL at $187m

“Taiwan’s regional carrier Wan Hai Lines has announced the acquisition of a pair of container carriers from Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL).” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

Wan Hai buys another ship from CMB

“Wan Hai has purchased its 11th ship since earmarking US$360 million to buy second-hand ships. The Panamax vessel was bought from CMB for US$21 million.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai boxship collides with bulk carrier in Hong Kong waters

“The 2,038TEU container ship Wan Hai 288 suffered a collision with the bulk carrier AMC Navigator in Hong Kong waters on 17 November, according to Maritime Bulletin’s report.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai boosts vessel-acquisition budget and takes over Yokohama terminal

“Wan Hai Lines is splashing out on more asset acquisitions as it looks to strengthen its competitiveness amid a firming container shipping market.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai Boosts China-Vietnam-Thailand Links

“Taiwan’s shipping company Wan Hai Lines revealed plans to expand the service network on China-Vietn...

Wan Hai Bins Order for Eight Feeders

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Wan Hai and Taichung port to improve container yard efficiency with new reserved cargo system

“The Taiwanese container carrier, Wan Hai Lines and the Port of Taichung have launched a delivery pl...

Wan Hai and Evergreen use 2020 incomes on service development

“Taiwanese liner operators Wan Hai Lines and Evergreen Marine Corporation will use massive 2020 profits, built on soaring freight rates, to develop their fleets and services.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai and Cosco follow Evergreen and agree more generous bonuses

“After a second year of record profits for the liner shipping industry, Wan Hai and Cosco have fallen in line to join Evergreen in paying bountiful bonuses to staff.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai and China Merchants Ports to increase volumes in western Shenzhen

“China Merchants Ports Holdings (CMP) and Taiwan’s Wan Hai Lines have signed a strategic cooperation...

Wan Hai adjusts S. American service as exotic fruits fuel reefer demand

“Tapping into the South American fruit harvest season, Wan Hai Lines has adjusted its Asia-South America (ASA) service to include a call at Peru’s Paitas port.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai adds Panamax pair to acquisitions

“Taiwanese liner operator Wan Hai Lines has purchased its sixth and seventh ship since earmarking US$360 million to buy second-hand vessels.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai acquires resale boxship pair at Zhoushan Changhong

Wan Hai lines has taken over two 1,800 teu boxships under construction at China’s Zhoushan Changhong International Shipbuilding through a resale deal with Malaysian company MTT Shipping. See the original story at Splash 247. Source: Splash 247 (JK)

Wan Hai acquires Capital Maritime’s newbuilding quartet

“Wan Hai Lines announced on 14 May that it will purchase four 13,100TEU ships that Capital Maritime & Trading originally commissioned at Samsung Heavy Industries in February.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Walmart rents space for pop-up container yards near major ports

“Walmart executives say a new pop-up yard near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has helped th...

Walmart rejects rumor that it cut all contracts with Korean carriers

**“Marilee McInnis, director of international corporate affairs at Walmart, said although the retail...

Walmart dips into vessel charter market to ease supply chain difficulties in H2

“One of the world’s largest shippers, Walmart in the US, says it has chartered vessels to meet demand for goods as supply chain disruptions continue to threaten sales.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wallenius Wilhemsen suspends Russia and Belarus operations

“The company stopped taking cargo bookings for Russia and discontinued operations on 24 February. Ca...

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