Services

MSC and CMA CGM join forces in Europe – Australia route

MSC and CMA CGM will implement a new partnership. The two shipping giants are going to operate a joint service linking the North West Continent and the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean and Australia on the southbound leg and Australia to Southeast Asia, India Subcontinent and Europe on the northbound leg. …

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APL updates its Latin America network

APL constantly reviews its services for operational efficiency and to meet customers’ shipping needs. As such, please be informed of the new port rotations on the West Coast Service (WCS) and Island Bridge Express (IBX) services, below: WCS new port rotation (weekly fixed-day service): Balboa – Guayaquil – Callao – Paita – Guayaquil – Balboa Effective voyage: …

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New inland service to begin in India

A regular container barge service between the Cochin port and Kottayam port via National Waterways 3 and National Waterways 9 will begin on March 8. An official release issued by the Cochin Port Trust here on Tuesday, March 5, said that A.V. Ramana, chairman in-charge, Cochin Port Trust, held a …

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MSC to introduce a new call at Liverpool Port

2M shipping alliance announced at the end of 2018 that Liverpool will be a permanent call on its TA4 transatlantic service. As a result of that decision, MSC will introduce a new call at the Port of Liverpool, which will be a part of a rotation including Canada, Turkey and …

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RCL launches new Malaysia – India service

Regional Container Lines will launch its new Port Klang – Calcutta service. The rotation will be: Port Klang (West Port) – Port Klang (North Port) – Calcutta – Port Klang The service branded as “RCH8” and it will deploy two vessels, the Ora Bhum (628 TEUs) and the Chana Bhum …

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MSC strengthens US-Med connections

According to MSC’s announcement, the second largest shipping line is going to update its West Med to East Med service. Egypt and Turkey will now be connected to US East Coast via Valencia. MSC says that they are ready to offer competitive transit times. Every Tuesday, shipments from the East …

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APL add a void sailing in GA2 service

APL will be implementing the following void sailing in the Asia-Middle East market in April. Please see overview below: Service First Port ETA Port Rotation Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2) Shanghai 1 April 2019 Shanghai – Ningbo – Taipei – Shekou – Tanjung Pelepas – Port Klang – Jebel Ali – Umm …

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MSC offers new Intra-Asia service

MSC will launch a new service connecting Vietnam and Thailand with China in few days. Acoording to company’s announcement, “the new trade will enable MSC to develop and enhance cargo flow in the intra-Asia market and ensure competitive transit times.” SEAGULL service will start at the beginning of the next …

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Hapag-Lloyd becomes the unique partner of Mexican Port

Hapag-Lloyd will continue to offer the enhanced port rotation on its AL4 Service including the Port of Tuxpan in Mexico. The German shipping giant becomes the unique global carrier which is now offering this specific port call. Hapag-Lloyd said, “We are glad to be the only global carrier now offering …

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CMA CGM updates Liberty Bridge service schedule

CMA CGM informs its customers that LIBERTY BRIDGE service vessels have been severely delayed due to bad weather crossing the Atlantic and congestion in both European and USEC ports experienced since the beginning of 2019. In an effort to continue to bring its vessel rotations into line and to create schedule consistency, …

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OOCL to withdraw some Trans-Pacific sailings

OOCL announces the withdrawal of the following Trans-Pacific sailings. The reason of this decision is the low demand, OOCL expects in spring. Pacific China Central 1 (PCC1) • OOCL UTAH (OTA) 030E/W: ETA Ningbo on March 23 in Week 12 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on April 8 in …

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APL to add void sailing on CA6 service

APL will add a void sailing on China Australia Service 6 (CA6), as per the following details: Service Vessel Voyage First Port ETA Port Rotation China Australia Service 6 (CA6) TBA TBC006 Ningbo 16 March 2019 Ningbo – Shanghai – Yantian – Sydney – Melbourne – Brisbane – Ningbo  

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Asia-North America: Spring void sailings

APL will be implementing below void sailings on its Asia-North America services to match the current market demand. To minimize impact to its customers, alternative sailings are available for cargo originally intended on the advised void sailings. The details are as follows: U.S. East Coast Service Vessel (Void Sailing) Original …

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APL to update China Malaysia Service

APL announces that China Malaysia Service (CMS) service will now call at Ningbo instead of Shanghai. CMS New Port Rotation Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Xiamen – Nansha – Port Klang – Penang – Port Klang – Pasir Gudang – Shekou – Hong Kong – Qingdao Click here for more information. Effective Sailing Date Vessel …

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TransContainer is developing a new route from Russia to China

The first test batch (31 containers) was sent in February from Kleshchikha station through the Makhalino – Hunchun border crossing. Trains in this direction can become a regular service, which in the same way as a route through Zabaykalsk-Manchuria will connect Russia and China directly. Since August 2018, transportation through the …

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