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PIL launches new Middle East – China service

PIL launches its new Middle East service – China Straits Gulf (CSG), with effect from April 2019. This new service will provide an enhanced direct service between North/Central/South China and Middle East, calling Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi and Dammam. CSG Rotation as below: QINGDAO – SHANGHAI – NINGBO – NANSHA …

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Pirates attack PIL containership

Perpetrators tried to board a containership owned by Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL) while the vessel was sailing on the high sea in the Gulf of Guinea on February 21, 2019. More than four men armed with guns onboard an unlit fast boat attempted to board the 3,889 TEU Kota …

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Blockchain collaboration of PIL and IBM proceeds

Electronic Bill of Lading pilot reduces time to transfer shipment documents from seven days to one second 28 tons of fresh mandarin oranges, symbol of prosperity, arrive early for Lunar New Year Singapore, 1 February 2019 – Pacific International Lines (“PIL”) has used an electronic Bill of Lading (e-BL) built on …

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PIL upgrades its South America services

As from December 2018, PIL will offer an upgraded product for Asia to East Coast South America. PIL’s SSA (Sino South America Service) will add call to Qingdao & Sepetiba. SSA will be the only string that provides direct call from Qingdao to East Coast South America, and fastest transit …

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PIL receives Best Employer for Container Fleet award

PIL is honoured to be voted by seafarers as the “Best Employer for Container Fleet”. Company received the Memento and Certificate at the 2018 Seajob Indian Anchor Award event held on 16th November 2018 in Mumbai. Many representatives from shipping companies and fraternity attended the award event. Seajob is a shipping …

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PIL upgrades PMX service

PIL announces the upgrading of existing Pakistan-Mundra Express Service – PMX, with effect from November 2018. This revamp provides an enhanced direct service between Central/South China and Pakistan/Mundra, while calling two Karachi terminals (PICT/KICT). Rotation of new PMX SHANGHAI – NINGBO – FUZHOU – SHEKOU – SINGAPORE – PORT KLANG …

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Imressive PIL’s booth in CIIE

On 5th to 10 November 2018, PIL will take participation in the prestigious and inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE). As part of the effort to strengthen economic cooperation and to accelerate global trade growth, CIIE is a B2B trade fair happening in National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai. …

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PIL terminates all calls to Iran

PIL has ceased acceptance of cargoes in and out of Iran. All call to Iran has also been terminated. This is in conjunction with President Donald J. Trump’s announcement on 8th May 2018 to cease the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and to re-impose …

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NWSA welcomes first PIL vessel after 4 years

Pacific International Lines’ Kota Pekarang arrived at The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s North Harbor on Saturday, Oct. 6, making its maiden voyage to Seattle. “The Northwest Seaport Alliance is proud to welcome PIL’s weekly service to our gateway,” said Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle commission president and co-chair of The Northwest Seaport Alliance. …

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PIL & IBM attempt to create an electronic bill of landing

Singapore national carrier and technology giant readying for next phase of co-operation Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd (“PIL”), Singapore’s leading containership operator, collaborates with IBM Singapore (“IBM”) in another blockchain trial to design and create an electronic bill of lading which will significantly enhance the documentation process in supply chain …

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