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OOCL expands regional footprint with weekly service to Jamaica

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), the world’s 13th-largest container shipping company, is expanding its service to Jamaica in 2020.

Orient Overseas Container Line is the world’s 13th-largest container shipping company. (Photo: OOCL)

OOCL’s operations will provide a weekly service from China to Kingston, through local agent Jamaica Freight and Shipping Company.

In a statement about its service expansion to Kingston, which further integrates OOCL’s Trans-Pacific route to its Latin America and Trans-Atlantic service lines, the company shared that it looks forward to doing business in the island.

(Photo: OOCL)

“[We] take pride in our ‘We Take It Personally’ spirit, which is ingrained in our company culture and business processes. OOCL core values are our people, being customer-focused, providing excellent customer service through quality and being responsible to our community. Our staff around the world strive to meet our customer’s service requirements on every shipment. Our consistent, reliable and high service quality is known and enjoyed by all our customers. The best way for you to get to know us and see that we do follow our core values is to give us an opportunity by doing business with us,” OOCL’s statement noted.

The Hong Kong-based global container transportation and logistics company, which just celebrated 50 years of containerisation, has its North and South American headquarters located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

OOCL will operate a weekly service to Kingston in Jamaica. (Photo: OOCL)

According to its website, OOCL operates over 100 container vessels and has more than 120 offices across 100 major cities around the world.

OOCL, as a member of the OCEAN Alliance, provides nearly 200 services calling 600 international ports and terminals around the world.

Together with sister company COSCO Shipping Line, OOCL is the third ranked globally in terms of vessel capacity.