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CKYH Alliance to call Prince Rupert by PNW butterfly Service

September 20, 2007 -CKYH Alliance is pleased to announce that the PNW butterfly service which is jointly operated by COSCON and Hanjin Shipping will be adding Prince Rupert , British Columbia , Canada in its South loop section as soon as the port starts its operation at the end of October.

The Port of Prince Rupert, known as the closest port to Asia among any other West Coast ports in North America, offers the shortest route between the Far East and North America, saving the current sailing time up to 58 hours. Moreover, the port possesses the deepest harbor in North America and is accessible to the double stack rail network of Canadian National Rail on-dock.

CKYH Alliance is the first to call the Port of Prince Rupert and provide customers with a new gateway as well as offer the market the fastest transit time between Asia and the interior of North America, including the cities of Toronto, Montreal and U.S. Mid West area, etc. We surely provide speedy congestion-free trade corridor between Far East and North America .

The port rotation:

Hong Kong – Yantian – Yokohama – Prince Rupert – Vancouver – Seattle–Yokohama – Shanghai – Busan – Seattle – Portland – Vancouver – Kwangyang – (Hong Kong)

Vessels deployed:

5500TEU type vessel x 9 (Hanjin Shipping x 5 & COSCON x 4)