Services

Hapag-Lloyd launches new service from Turkey to U.S.

Hapag-Lloyd launches a new service, connecting Turkey and North America East Coast, from April. “Ships will call in a frequency of every 9 days. Hapag-Lloyd will provide one out of five vessels,” the German company. Hapag-Lloyd responding to CN’s request, said that Turkon Lines will provide the other four vessels …

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APL to void sailings in March

APL will implement void sailings on its Asia-Indian Subcontinent services in March 2019. Service Voyage Number First Port ETA Service Rotation AS1 Asia Subcontinent Express Westbound:0VK23W1PL Eastbound:0VK24E1PL Qingdao 26 March 2019 Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Singapore – Port Klang – Mundra – Karachi (SAPT) – Port …

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MSC suspends its Panda Service

MSC will launch a slack season program on its Panda service, due to lower market demand. This is scheduled to start from Kaohsiung , from 27 March until the end of the upcoming June. The second largest container shipping company offers alternative services in order to limit the disruption to …

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Maersk announces several blank sailings

In line with the temporary reduction in market demand, Maersk will be making adjustments to the Yoyo Service by introducing a blanking program ex Kaohsiung, effective 27th March 2019 till July 2019. To maintain service continuity during this period, Maersk will accommodate your volume on the below three services: Service …

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COS TBN 2 replaced by OOCL Kuala Lumpur

The vessel appearing on ANL’s schedules as the COS TBN 2 due on the Australian Coast 7th April has been confirmed as the OOCL Kuala Lumpur. Consequently all cargo booked for the COS TBN 2 V185N and subsequent voyages will be transferred to the OOCL Kuala Lumpur V122N and respective …

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MSC adds a blank sailing on Amberjack service

MSC announces an additional blank sailing during week 14 to rationalize capacity supply from Asia to the US East Coast due to the slower demand after the Chinese New Year. A contingency plan will be in place allowing to continue to place your bookings with limited disruption to your cargo …

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APL changes its terminal in California

APL announces a change in terminal on the Eastbound leg of the Europe California Express (ECX) service. The details are as follows: New ECX rotation Southampton – Le Havre – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Los Angeles – Oakland – Los Angeles – Long Beach – Southampton Effective Vessel Voyage ETA Long Beach Change in …

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Blank sailings of the “MOL Traditon”

Hapag-Lloyd announces the following void positions as part of the Vessel Maintenance Scheme (VMS): Far East Loop 2 (FE2) MOL TRADITION voyage 007W, ETA CNTXG March 18, 2019 MOL TRADITION voyage 007E, ETA GBSOU April 25, 2019  

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Hapag-Lloyd changes terminal in Rotterdam

Hapag-Lloyd announces the structural terminal change for the Rotterdam port call of its Caribbean Express Service (CES) as follows: All Hapag-Lloyd operated vessels employed in this service will call at UNIPORT Multipurpose Terminals BV, Rotterdam instead of RST (“Rotterdam Shortsea Terminal”). First vessel affected by this terminal change will be: M/V “Evridiki G” – …

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Wan Hai enhances its Japan services

Wan Hai Lines announces the enhancement of its Japan service coverage. With effect from early April 2019, the company shall upgrade its existing New Super 1 service and also extend one of its existing Japan Kanto service to cover Malaysia. Upgrade existing New Super 1 service(NS1) to Panamax vessel size.  …

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Upcoming port omissions of “Kota Ekspres”

MV “Kota Ekspres” Voy. 910N was further delayed in Australia. In order to get the vessel back to proforma schedule it has been agreed to omit Oakland and Vancouver. Export bookings from Oakland and Vancouver will be handled as follows: Oakland bookings will need to be transferred to MV “Seaspan Hamburg” Voy. 914S ETA …

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Hapag-Lloyd to improve Australia product

Hapag-Lloyd is going to improve its Australia product by introducing a new competitive and reliable service concept via Singapore, providing faster transit times to all major ports in Australia. The new product will offer an increased sailing frequency to/from Australian ports, with more connections and shipping options in both directions. …

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OOCL strengthens its Japan services

OOCL will enhance its Japan/Hong Kong/South East Asia Service (KTX6). According to a statement, the shipping company wants to improve its suite of Japan products by providing customers with more competitive and reliable services in this region. The effective date is April 11, 2019. The new KTX6 port rotation will …

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Wan Hai to expand its intra-Asia network

Wan Hai Lines will expand its intra-Asia network by launching a new weekly service between Taiwan – South China – Subic – Batangas and Cebu (Subic Express service). The service will be operated with two container vessels of 900 TEU. Port rotation of the service is as follows: Taipei-Kaohsiung-Hong Kong-Shekou-Subic-Batangas-Cebu-Taipei …

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New Belarusian Railways’ service in Europe

GANTSEVICHI – A solemn ceremony took place in Gantsevichi, Brest Oblast on 5 March to send off the first container train, which will deliver products of Belarusian woodworking companies to Romania, BelTA has learned. The train comprises 124 increased-capacity containers on 31 special well cars. The train is expected to reach …

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