Wan Hai will start a new China West India Service VIII (CI8) connecting Nansha, Haiphong, Ho Chi Minh City, Surabaya, Singapore, Port Klang Northport, Colombo, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Port Klang Northport, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Haiphong, Qinzhou, Nansha in February 2023. The service will start from 26 Feb 2023 with the 3,013 teu WAN HAI 353 at Nansha. The services is expected to turn in 6 weeks and will initially operate on an irregular schedule.
Focus Container Line has become the second casualty of the container market downturn after liquidators were appointed on 14 February 2023 to wind up the company that is based in Brendale in Queensland, Australia. It follows the insolvency of the UK based Allseas Global Project Logistics in October 2022. Both companies suffered from their ill-timed entry into the container shipping markets that have been hit by a collapse in freight rates. Focus Container Line was established in March 2022 but o
X-Press Feeders has launched the Intra Morocco X-press (IMX) that connects Tangier and Casablanca with the 868 teu X-PRESS SOUSSE. The service has started on 5 February 2023 at Tangier with sailings every 4-5 days.
Continental Shipping Line (CSL) has repudiated the charter for Euroseas' 1,471 teu AEGEAN EXPRESS that was originally fixed in April 2022 for a period of 36 months at a daily time charter rate of $41,000. The ship was drydocked in October 2022 and was still undergoing the drydock in January 2023 when CSL repudiated the charter. Euroseas said it is pursuing legal action and the ship is currently seeking a replacement charter after completing drydock on 10 February 2023. CSL had first chartered t
Samudera Shipping has merged 2 Southeast Asian feeder services into an extended rotation connecting Yangon, Singapore, Quinhon, Danang, Singapore, Yangon. The extended service will replace the Singapore Yangon Service (YGX) and Central Vietnam Service (CVS) and the 3 ships that are currently operating on these services have been phased into the new service - the 1,054 teu SINAR SOLO and SINAR BANDUNG, together with the 1,048 teu SINAR BANDA.
MTT Shipping has launched a new Straits Yangon service connecting Singapore, Port Klang, Yangon, (Penang-optional), Singapore using the 1,162 teu MTT SAISUNEE. The service will start from Singapore on 19 February 2023 and will operate with a single ship on a 13-14 day frequency. The service will call at Westport in Port Klang and at Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP) in Yangon. Samudera Shipping, Continental Shipping and OOCL are taking slots on this service that is branded respectively as the Yan
The launch of the new ZIM Colibri Xpress (ZCX) service connecting San Antonio, Callao, Guayaquil, Cartagena, Kingston, Philadelphia, Miami, Kingston, Buenaventura, Guayaqui, Callao, San Antonio has been delayed from March to April. The first sailing is scheduled to depart from San Antonio on 7 April 2023 with the 1,732 EM SPETSES. The ZIM Colibri Xpress (ZCX) is named after the South American Colibri hummingbird and will deploy 6 ships of 1,700 teu. The other ships to be deployed will be the H
Register Free Trial [https://www.linerlytica.com/register/?utm_source=W202307] Spot freight rates have resumed their weekly slide with capacity utilisation remaining weak while the blank sailing programs after the Lunar New Year holidays are coming to an end. Carriers are bringing back most of the blanked sailings on the Asia-Europe and Transpacific routes this week, with the withdrawal of the ad hoc services by the smaller carriers having an immaterial impact on overall trade capacity. MSC is
Maersk has suspended the TP20 FE-USEC transpacific service that connects Jakarta, Cai Mep, Shanghai, Ningbo, Busan, Panama Canal, Mobile, New York, Suez Canal, Jakarta with the last sailing by the 4,252 teu NAGOYA TRADER that has departed from Jakarta on 13 February 2023. The service currently deploys 12 to 13 ships of 4,200-5,500 teu and provides the only direct connection between Jakarta to the US East Coast. The TP20 was first launched by Maersk in July 2021 and was amalgamated with the TP
Meratus has launched a new Papua New Guinea Express (PNG Express) service that connects Jakarta, Surabaya, Dili, Motukea, Lae, Jakarta from 7 February with the 1,005 teu MERATUS GORONTALO. The service will be operated on a fortnightly basis with a 28 day turnaround with a second vessel, the 1,129 teu MERATUS 1 to join the service on 22 February. The new service will also offer connections from China, Malaysia and Singapore to PNG via transhipment at Jakarta on Meratus' current international net