NYK Line has introduced a direct service between Northern and Eastern China, Hong Kong and Europe with effect from 21st July 2011.
The 63-day round voyage port rotation of NE4 service is as follows:
Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Hong Kong – Singapore – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Singapore – Hong Kong – Qingdao.
This will add an extra weekly connection from Rotterdam, Hamburg and Antwerp to: Qingdao, Shanghai and Ningbo, and Hong Kong.
This service will commence with the westbound voyage on 21st July 2011. The first eastbound sailing will be on 18th August 2011.