COSCO and OOCL have launched a new Australia New Zealand Express (ANE) trans-Tasman service that connects Sydney, Auckland, Melbourne, Bell Bay, Sydney using the 1,1o3 teu CONTSHIP YEN from 16 May 2023. The service will operate on a fortnightly basis on a 14 day round voyage. The service marks COSCO's first dedicated service in the Australia-New Zealand range.
ANL, CMA CGM's Australia based subsidiary, has launched a new South East Asia Australia - West C. loop on 18 March 2023 using 3 ships of 1,700-1,900 teu. The service will operate in competition with the ONE/Maersk/Hapag-Lloyd service that ANL was initially slated to join. The South East Asia Australia - West C. loop calls at Port Klang, Singapore, Fremantle, Port Klang using the 1,740 teu ELA, 1,809 teu GREEN WAVE and the 1,930 teu PALAWAN. The service operates in competition with the Hapag-Ll
MSC will extend the China-Australia Panda service to Busan in order to provide a direct connection between Australia and South Korea with transhipment options to Japan. This upgrade will also provide relay connections to and from New Zealand, New Caledonia and Fiji with South Korea and Japan via Sydney and Brisbane hubs. The extended rotation will call at Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Yantian, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Busan with the first call at Busan on 29 April 2023 with t
CMA CGM and MSC will add a new call at Ennore on the westbound leg of their jointly North Europe Med Oceania (NEMO)/Australia Express (AEX) service from 9 June 2023. The new call will provide the direct import connections from Australia and Singapore to Ennore, and export connections from Ennore to the Med and North European ports. The revised NEMO/AEX service will call at London Gateway, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Le Havre, Fos, La Spezia, Gioia Tauro, Pointe De Galets, Port Louis, Sydney, M
MSC has extended the KIWI Express service with a new call at Laem Chabang added on 28 March 2023. The revised KIWI Express rotation will call at Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Laem Chabang, Singapore, Jakarta, Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland, Nelson, Wellington, Lyttelton, Port Chalmers, Brisbane, Tanjung Pelepas. The revised rotation will add 1 more week to the rotation and will henceforth turn in 10 weeks using up to 10 ships of 2,700 to 4,400 teu.
Zim/GSL's Thailand Fremantle Express (TFX) service will be extended with 3 new port calls added at Nansha, Yantian and Brisbane. The revised TFX will call Port Klang, Laem Chabang, Ho Chi Minh City, Nansha, Yantian, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Fremantle, Port Klang from April 2023 with the first call at Yantian made on 3 April with the 2,554 teu ALS VESTA. The TFX was first launched at the end of December 2022 and originally deployed 5 ships of 1,700-2,700 teu on a 6 week rotation. The extend
Asean Seas Line (ASL) has confirmed that it will continue to operate the Australia China Express (ACX) service with a single sailing schdeduled in April 2023, according to a statement on 29 March 2023. The last ACX ship the 1,930 teu ASL BAUHINIA will make one more sailing on the service starting on 11 April 2023, calling at Qingdao, Shanghai, Shekou, Nansha, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Qingdao. An ASL representative says the company will continue the ACX service beyond April. 2 other ships
Asean Seas Line has reversed its plans to expand the Australia China Express (ACX) service and have started to remove ships from the loss making service. The 1,730 teu newbuilding ASL PEONY that was originally slated to join the ACX service on 16 March 2023 has been redeployed on the China-Hong Kong-Haiphong 2 service (HHX 2), while the 1,781 teu ASL HONG KONG has also shifted from the ACX to HHX 2 on 25 March 2023. The last ACX ship, the 1,930 teu ASL BAUHINIA, is completing its northbound tr
SeaLead’s new Australia India Pakistan (ASIA) service has started on 21 March 2023 with the 4,395 teu REN JIAN 26 that has been newly chartered from Antong for a period of 6 months. The service calls at Port Klang, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Port Klang, Karachi, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Port Klang. The service will operate on an irregular frequency of around 3 to 4 weeks, with a second ship expected to phase in April.
Zim/GSL will add new calls at Busan and Kaohsiung on its China Australia Express (CAX) service. From 18 April 2023, the CAX service will call at Busan, Shanghai, Ningbo, Kaohsiung, Xiamen, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane. The revised rotation will turn in 6 weeks and will deploy up to 6 ships of 4,250 teu. The CAX service was first launched in October 2020 and intially called at Ningbo, Shanghai, Yantian, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Ningbo using 6 ships of 2,500 teu with a Haiphong northbound cal