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Agencies - PIL (Pacific International Lines)

PIL is the largest privately owned Singaporean shipping line. Founded in 1967, PIL has grown from its relatively modest beginnings as a coastal shipping company, to become one of the largest shipowners in Asia. Today it is ranked 19th amongst the top container ship operators in the world.

PIL is the second largest user of the Port of Singapore with throughput exceeding 2 million teu annually. With approximately 97 owned and managed vessels, PIL operates regular services in the region from East Africa, the Middle East Gulf, the Indian Sub-Continent, South East Asia, the Far East, Japan, Korea, Australia and New Zealand; with Singapore as the hub. It has recently extended its services through to Europe & East Coast South America, Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea.

PIL also has interests in container manufacturing plants in China and Indonesia, container depots and distriparks throughout Asia, and real estate. The PIL network operating out of Singapore provides perhaps the most comprehensive network of services for shippers to and from all ports in the region.

New Zealand / South East Asia Service
PIL operates a weekly service from Port Kelang and Singapore to New Zealand.

Operated jointly with OOCL, NYK and MOL links 5 vessels on a 35 day round voyage:

  • Port Kelang
  • Singapore
  • Brisbane
  • Auckland
  • Lyttelton
  • Wellington
  • Napier
  • Tauranga
  • Port Kelang

Frequency : Weekly

Equipment : 20ft, 40ft, and hi-cube containers for both general and reefer, plus special equipment containers available.

For all enquiries please contact McKay Shipping Ltd:
Tel: +64 9 309 0229
Fax: +64 9 303 2931

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