HR Lines have launched the BANGLADESH SINGAPORE EXPRESS (BSX) with the new acquired 1,092 teu HR TURAG (ex MAERSK ARUN) that phased in on 2 February 2023 at Chittagong. The new service will connect Singapore directly with Chittagong and complements HR Lines' existing Bangladesh Express Service (BES) that connects Singapore, Port Klang, Chittagong. The service turns in 13-14 days.
CNC,a subsidiary of CMA CGM, is launching Java Singapore Shuttle that calls Singapore, Semarang, Surabaya, Singapore with 2,478 teu APL CAIRO on weekly basis. APL CAIRO will phase in at Singapore on 7 February.
Containerships, a subsidiary of CMA CGM, is launching several shuttle services connecting Germany with the Scandinavian ports. First, Finland Express (FLX) will start on 29 January with 1,368 teu CONTAINERSHIPS STELLAR at Bremerhaven. The service will be running on weekly basis calling Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Kotka, Helsinki, Tallinn, Bremerhaven. Another ship 1,368 teu CONTAINERSHIPS BOREALIS will be phased in on 5 February at Bremerhaven. These two ships have been until recently deployed in Co
Feedertech and X-Press Feeders have introduced a new weekly Jebel Ali Red Sea X-Press (JRX) feeder service connecting Jebel Ali, Jeddah, Sokhna, Jeddah, Jebel Ali from 5 February 2023. The JRX service will present transshipment options via Jebel Ali for cargo to and from the India Subcontinent, Gulf and Asia, as well as to and from Sudan and Aden. The service will deploy turn in 21 days using 3 ships of 1,700-2,000 teu starting with the 2,015 teu AS ALVA and 1,714 teu OCEANA from Feedertech t
CMA CGM and ONE will update the port rotation on their NC Levant/North Europe-East Mediterranean Express (NEX) service that connects North Europe with the East Med/Levant. The new rotation will call at Felixstowe, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Le Havre, Malta, Alexandria, Damietta, Beirut, Iskenderun, Mersin, Malta, Tanger, Felixstowe with the changes to take effect from 26 February 2023. The changes include the following: * Existing Southampton call is replaced by Felixstowe * New northbou
OVP Shipping/海液通船務 has launched a Qingdao-Novorossiyk service using the 1,581 teu HONG PROSPERITY. The ship departed from Qingdao on 18 November 2022 and called at Ningbo, Taicang, Dachan Bay, Jebel Ali, Ambarli before arriving at Novorossiyk on 3 January 2023. OVP was established on 28 Dec 2020 in Hong Kong, with OVP Shipping (Hainan) as its general agent in China with the main business of LNG tank shipping transportation covering China to North Asia and South Asia corridors. OVP launched a N
Zim will introduce a new ZIM Colibri Xpress (ZCX) service connecting San Antonio, Callao, Guayaquil, Cartagena, Kingston, Philadelphia, Miami, Kingston, Buenaventura, Guayaqui, Callao, San Antonio. The ZIM Colibri Xpress (ZCX) is named after the South American Colibri hummingbird and is scheduled to start in March 2023 deploying 6 ships of 1,600-1,900 teu that will be chartered by Zim. Apart from offering direct connecting between South America West Coast and US East Coast service. the ZCX wi
PIL will team up with IRIS Logistics, the shipping arm of Philippine's Royal Cargo group to launch a new Philippines-Singapore-Thailand from 15 February 2023. The new Thailand Philippines Straits (TPS) service will call at Manila, Singapore, Bangkok, Laem Chabang and will turn in 2 weeks using the 1,118 teu IRIS PAOAY from IRIS Logistics and the 1,080 teu KOTA HAPAS from PIL. Port rotation of the new Thailand Philuppines Straits (TPS) serviceIt will replace IRIS Logistics' current Manila-Bang
Zim will add a new calls at Jakarta, Laem Chabang and Haiphong on its ZIM Xpress Baltimore (ZXB) service connecting Southeast Asia and South China to the US East Coast. It will also add a new call at Kingston to provide additional relay options to ZIM’s Latin America regional network and an additional direct call at Norfolk. The revised ZXB will call at Jakarta, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Haiphong, Yantian, Kaohsiung, Panama Canal, Kingston, Baltimore, Norfolk, New York, Boston, Suez Canal, Jakart
Hapag Lloyd reported preliminary results today (31 Jan) before European market open. EBIT at $3.3bn for 4Q, down 37% QoQ and 21% YoY, tracking above our expectation on better than expected freight rates but broadly in line with guidance. Average freight rates fell just 15% QoQ in 4Q, comparing to CCFI's 45% QoQ fall.