DP World Jeddah received the first vessel of Wan Hai Lines “LOS ANGELES TRADER’ on 1st June 2018, operating in AR1 service, on its maiden voyage to Jeddah from the Far East. The AR1 service was commenced by end of April under ‘The Alliance’ to provide fast and direct coverage of the Red Sea from Far East locations connecting Korea, China, Singapore and Malaysia. WAN HAI has partnered with THEA on the AR1 service with one vessel deployment together with YML and ONE who has deployed four and two vessels respectively. The management team welcomed the crew and exchanged commemorative plaques with the vessel chief officer to mark the occasion. DP World CEO Mohammad Al Shaikh expressed sincere appreciation towards Wan Hai Line and THEA for the continued patronage and confidence entrusted upon DP World Jeddah and reiterated DP World’s commitment to strive for excellence to deliver beyond customer expectations.