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”.