COSCO and China United Lines (CUL) have launched a new joint service branded as the China Philippines Express (CPX). The service calls at Shanghai, Xiamen, Manila, Subic Bay, Shanghai starting from 21 Sep 2022 using the 1,432 teu JIN YUN HE and the 1,713 teu AS SERENA. The new service replaces the China-Vietnam Express (CV5/CVX) service that was jointly operated by COSCO and CUL calling at Shanghai, Xiamen, Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai.
China United Lines (CUL) will consolidate their 2 separate FE-USWC transpacific services into a revised Transpacific Express II/South China-West US (TPC) service that will call at Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Yantian, Los Angeles, Qingdao. The service will deploy 6 ships of 4,300-4,700 teu. The consolidated service will absorb the Transpacific Express (TPX) service that was jointly operated with Shanghai Jinjiang (SJJ) that had called at Shanghai, Los Angeles, Shanghai. The last SJJ opera
TS Lines will be the latest new entrant to the Asia-Europe trade when it joins CUL as a vessel operator on the latter's Asia Europe Express (AEX) service on 17 March 2022. TS Lines will deploy the 4,380 teu TS SINGAPORE on the AEX, joining 5 other ships from CUL of 4,000-4,400 teu. The service calls at Ningbo, Shanghai, Xiamen, Shekou, Tilbury, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Ningbo with ad-hoc calls added on inducement at Qingdao, Yantian and Ho Chi Minh City.
China United Lines (CUL) have launched a bid for an initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong stock exchange. It filed an initial application on 31 January 2022, with proceeds from the IPO to be used to fund new ships and further overseas expansion. CUL was established in 2005 and is currently based in Shanghai. The company is controlled by Raymond Chen Hong Hui (through interests held by his spouse) and is currently 80% owned by Chen and 20% by Guangzhou Port. It reported total revenues