Sri Lankaâ€™s SAGT gets third service from Japanese shipping group
ECONOMYNEXT – Ocean Network Express (ONE), the mega carrier born out of the merger between three Japanese shipping lines, NYK, MOL & K Line, launched its third service at South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) in Colombo port.
The maiden call by NYK Themis on the ONE PS3 service was on 7th June, 2018, a statement said.
“We are pleased to bring forth a brand new option of a direct service between Colombo and the U.S. West Coast to serve the needs of our customers,” said Vishvanath Daluwatte, Managing Director of ONE Lanka.
“We are privileged to serve as the primary terminal in the Port of Colombo for ONE services and look forward to growing the business over the Port of Colombo together,” said Romesh David, Chief Executive of SAGT.
SAGT is part of John Keells Holdings, with other shareholders being Maersk/APM Terminals, Sri Lanka Ports Authority and Peony investments (a subsidiary of Evergreen Marine Corporation).
ONE has already launched two services at SAGT, namely, EC5 & TIP since the commencement of its operations in April 2018.
(COLOMBO, June 20, 2018)