Subic container terminal gets new China service


Subic Bay International Terminals (SBITC), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) operation at the Port of Subic Bay, has added a new service that offers a direct link between the Philippines and China. Operated by Macrocean International Shipping, the CX1 service makes weekly calls to SBITC and Manila International Container Terminal to provide manufacturers and traders in Northern and Central Luzon with a fast and efficient connection to key Chinese ports. The service sails through the following ports: Manila North Harbor – Subic – Xiamen – Shihu – Weitu. Photo shows the inaugural call of Meico 1, a 1,200-TEU boxship that operates the CX1 service, at SBITC.