West Coast Service (WCS)

Map of the West Coast Service (WCS)

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Round Trip

Round Trip
Port Transit Time
BALBOA, PA 0
CALLAO, PE 6
PAITA, PE 9
GUAYAQUIL, EC 10
GUAYAQUIL, EC 10
GUAYAQUIL, EC 11
BALBOA, PA 13

Transit Time Calculation (as per proforma)

Key Figures

Key Figures
Frequency Weekly
Vessel Fleet 2
Ports of Call 6
Duration 14 Days

Line Strengths

The APL Advantage:

WCS:

  • 1. Weekly fixed-day service connecting U.S. East Coast to South America West Coast

  • 2. Competitive transit time for reefer cargo from Paita, Peru to Asia

  • 3. Connectivity with APL global network via APL transshipment hub in Panama/ Callao

  • 4. Expertise in ocean transport of perishables, complete with value-added services

WCS – Reefer Cargo Exports from West Coast South America to U.S. & Asia:

  • 1. Fast access from South American ports to North American and Asian markets

  • 2. Expertise in ocean transport of perishables, complete with value-added services

  • 3. Connectivity with APL global network via APL transhipment hub in Panama

  • 4. Weekly fixed-day service connection between the U.S. East Coast via Panama to/from South America West Coast

Operated Vessels

Operated Vessels
Name Operator Type Geared Nominal Capacity Ccial Capacity @14t Reefer Plugs Dwt Built Flag Speed
ALIOTH X PRESS FEEDERS PANAMA SA CC Y 1 341 449 17 350 2006 LIBERIA 20
MIZAR X PRESS FEEDERS PANAMA SA CC Y 1 341 449 17 350 2005 LIBERIA 20

Networks and Operational information