Maersk has decided to implement new blank sailings due to market demand reductions in Far East Asia, Indian Subcontinent and Pakistan caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges in the supply chain.
Impacted Trade: Far East Asia to/from Indian Subcontinent and Pakistan
|Service||Vessel||Voyage (Westbound)||First Port / ETD||Voyage (Eastbound)||First Port / ETD|
MEA DUMMY 31
Qingdao / 28 July 2020
Mundra / 18 August 2020
Shanghai / 23 July 2020
Karachi / 15 August 2020
AS1 DUMMY VSL
Dalian / 24 July 2020
Jawaharlal Nehru / 23 August 2020
Furthermore, Hapag-Lloyd has announced the termination of its India Gulf Service 2 (IG2), because the German carrier finds the current situation in India enormously challenging.
“Nevertheless we will be able to offer you alternative weekly service offerings for Hazira – Jebel Ali by our existing feeder partners,” added the company.
The IG2 service will be terminated with the last two sailings listed below:
- Hazira to Jebel Ali: SIMA GISSELE V 0003 , ETA Hazira 31 July
- Jebel to Ali Hazira: X-PRESS BRADSEY 20032, ETA Jebel Ali 29 July