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2M Alliance implements blank sailings in Asia – North Europe services

The largest shipping alliance in the world, 2M Alliance which comprises Maersk and MSC, has decided to implement several blank sailings from Asia to North Europe.

2M Alliance is planning the following sailing omissions in weeks 39 and 40 aiming to "enhance schedule reliability," according to MSC's announcement.

WeekServiceVoyage NumberPort of Loading (POL)Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) Date
39AE55 / GriffinQG139WShanghai26 September
39AE6 / LionFL139WNingbo28 September
40AE6 / LionFL140WNingbo 5 October
40AE5 / Albatross140WDalian 2 October

Maersk explained that "the unprecedented situation of severe port congestions globally has resulted in accumulation of delays across several services on Asia to North Europe Network" which are currently causing gaps in the schedules and resulted in several Asia departures been spread apart by more than seven days.

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