CMA CGM will add a new westbound call at Jeddah on the INDAMEX 2 service connecting the Indian Subcontinent with the US East Coast. The revised rotation will start from 1 January 2023 can call at Port Qasim, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Jeddah (new call from 11 Jan 2023), Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah, Port Qasim. The new Jeddah call will provide transhipment connections from Jordan, Djibouti, Kenya, Egypt with shorter transit times from Jeddah to Norfolk (16 days), Charleston (18 days) and Savannah
Zhonggu Shipping has expanded further outside of its core China domestic market with the launch of its new China Malaysia Indonesia (CMI) service in November 2022. The new service connects Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Port Klang, Jakarta, Surabaya, Qingdao and turns in 4 weeks using 4 ships of 1,900-2,500 teu. The 2,518 teu ZHONG GU ZHU HAI made the maiden CMI voyage from Qingdao on 12 November 2022, followed by the ZHONG GU LIN YI, ZHONG GU YING KOU and ZHONG GU NAN HAI. The move marks Zhong
CMA CGM is launching another shuttle connecting Guyana and Trinidad. The new shuttle will deploy a single ship 167 teu CEDRIC K calling Georgetown and Port of Spain. CEDRIC K, currently deployed in St Martin & other islands service (Leeward 2), is phasing in on 4 Jan at Port of Spain.
Congestion has built up around the Chinese ports of Shanghai, Ningbo and Qingdao over the past week, pushing up the number of containerships waiting at Chinese anchorages to 850,000 teu – the highest levels seen since September. The situation could worsen with rising Covid infection rates across Chinese cities after the government eased restrictions, affecting the availability of labor and port handling productivity. Congestion is expected to remain elevated over the coming weeks as Chinese wor
Zim has withdrawn its North China Australia Express (C3A) service from December 2022. The last sailing was made by the 1,717 teu OPHELIA that ended its rotation at Brisbane on 23 December 2022. The service was first launched at the end of February 2022 and called at Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Busan, Ningbo, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Xingang. The service turned in 6 weeks using ships of 1,7000=2,700 teu.
Register Free Trial [https://www.linerlytica.com/register/?utm_source=W202251] The container market is ending the year on a weak note, with freight rates and charter rates still under pressure. Carriers are banking on a mini cargo rush to push for a new round of rate increases on 1 January with vessel utilisation out of Asia picking up last week. Chinese port congestion has also increased last week following the surge in Covid infection across Chinese cities, but this could negatively impact e
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) will launch a new Europe-Asia Pendulum Service that calls at Dalian, Shanghai, Ennore, Jeddah, Montoir, Bremerhaven, Antwerp, Jeddah, Dalian from 31 December 2022. The service will turn in 80-82 days and will initially deploy 2 of Bahri's roro/container ships of 25,900 dwt/364 teu with sailings every 40-45 days starting with the BAHRI JAZAN at Dalian on 31 December 2022 and the BAHRI JEDDAH on 17 February 2023. Bahri's new Europe Asia Pend
THE Alliance carriers (Hapag-Lloyd, HMM, ONE and Yang Ming) have started to divert the ships on the EC4 backhaul voyages via the Cape of Good Hope starting with the departures from the US East Coast in November 2022. A total of 9 EC4 sailings will take the longer Cape route instead of the regular passage via the Suez Canal, in a move that will allow the carriers to save on canal toll fees as well as reduce the effective capacity on the route with the EC4 sailings reduced to fortnightly departu
Sinokor has ventured out of its core intra-Asia services for the first time, with the launch of a new Asia-Black Sea service that connects several Asian ports with the Russian Black Sea port of Novorossiysk. The 1,512 teu SAWASDEE SINGAPORE has made the first voyage from Asia from 5 December 2022 calling at Incheon, Busan, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Port Klang, Novorossiysk. This will be followed by a second voyage on 27 December 2022 with the 4,738 teu GRACE BRIDGE calling at Qingd
RCL has teamed up with CMA CGM's intra-Asia carrier, CNC, to launch a new Yangon Cambodia Express (YGX) service that connects Singapore, Port Klang, Yangon, Port Klang, Singapore, Sihanoukville, Singapore from 3 January 2023. The service will deploy 3 ships on a 21 day rotation, starting with the 1,060 teu GREEN PACIFIC from CNC and followed by 2 more ships from RCL - the 928 teu NITHI BHUM and 1,118 teu OTANA BHUM.