RCL joins Partners in adding Kattupali call on RMB Service
12 Mar 2019

RCL is pleased to join its partners ONE, Xpress Feeders and COSCO in merging the TCX and TSC services which are currently plying between Thailand and East India into one mega service with 4 x 5,500 TEU vessels calling Thailand and East India. The new and current proformas are:

RCL will continue branding the service as RMB, while contributing the M.V. Felixstowe Bridge as its vessel contribution on the service. The maiden voyage on the westbound for the new RMB will commence with COSCOs vessel on the 2nd April 2019 ex Laem Chabang and 6 April 2019 ex Singapore. Vessel details to be advised later.

With the merger, an RCL spokesperson advised that “The RMB will be the only direct service between Thailand and East Indian ports of Chennai and Kattupalli. Both importers and exporters in Andhra Pradesh will enjoy a choice of discharge and loading ports whichever is more convenient and cost advantageous to their businesses”.

About RCL
Founded in 1979, RCL is a Thai based container shipping line. Listed on the Thai Stock Exchange since 1988, its core business is in the carriage of Shipper owned containers (SOC) and its own Carrier container containers (COC) in a service network that is fully Asia centric. RCL currently owns and operates a fleet of 49 vessels with sizes ranging between 200 TEUs and 6621 TEUs. It also has a fleet of 108,625 TEUs to support its own COC carriage as well. RCL operates a network of 66 offices made up of both owned and agency partner offices to support its operations. Today, RCL is recognised as amongst the leading SOC and Intra Asian operator by both peers and customers alike.

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