TWO new intra-Asia services are being launched directly connecting the port of Dalian with Southeast Asia.

The two new direct shipping services cover Dalian-Vietnam and Dalian-Singapore-Malaysia.

Wan Hai Lines and Interasia will jointly operate the service to Vietnam, deploying three 1,800 TEU containerships.

Regional Container Liners, Korea Marine Transport, SITC and Sea Consortium will jointly deploy five 2,700 TEU box ships for the service between Dalian, Singapore and Malaysia.

The two direct services, departing from Dalian port, will call at major ports in Southeast Asia, further expanding container shipping network of Dalian port.

With the opening of the new services, Liaoning Port Group is currently offering 21 Southeast Asia container shipping services, reported.