RCL launches new loop between Pusan, Qingtao and Shanghai to Laem Chabang
01 Apr 2021

RCL, with its partner ONE; is pleased to announce a revamp of its existing RLM service between Laem Chabang - Ho Chi Minh – Manila North. In the new rotation, the service will be extended to call Pusan, Qingtao and Shanghai in addition to the existing rotation.

The new rotation is Laem Chabang – Caipmep – Manila North – Qingtao – Pusan – Shanghai – Laem Chabang using 4 x 2,500 TEU nominal capacity. RCL will contribute one ship in this new rotation. The maiden voyage will commence with ONE’s vessel on the 3rd April 2021 departing Laem Chabang. RCL will contribute the “AS Carinthia” departing Laem Chabang on the 24 April 2021.

RCL will continue branding the service as a “RLM2”.

According to a RCL spokesperson, ”The new RLM2 will offer the best industry transit time of just 6 days between Shanghai and Laem Chabang. In addition, the transit times between Pusan and Laem Chabang will be amongst the best at just 6 days as well. The new RLM will complement RCL’s existing sailings on the RBC, RBC2 and RBC5. In all, RCL will offer 4 sailings/week between Shanghai and Laem Chabang on a weekly basis”.


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 44 vessels with sizes ranging between 200 TEUs and 6621 TEUs. It also has a fleet of 111,850 TEUs to support its own COC carriage as well. RCL operates a network of 69 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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