Safetrans, OVP Shipping and Mountan Air Shipping have launched two new feeder services to provide relay connections for their joint service from China to connect to the Russan market through the Baltic and Black Sea gateways of St Petersburg and Novorossiysk. The Med-Baltic Feeder will connect Ambarli and St Petersburg and currently deploys 3 ships from OVP - OVP ARIES (2,464 teu), ALLSEAS PIONEER (1,878 teu), HUA XIANG 936 (1,675 teu). 2 more ships will be added in July 2023 with the frequency
CMA CGM and Unifeeder/Unimed will launch a new Black Sea service that will call at Piraeus, Ambarli, Poti, Piraeus starting from 21 April 2023. The service is branded as the Caucasus Georgia Express by CMA CGM and Greece-Turkey-Georgia service by Unifeeder/Unimed, and will deploy the 1,096 teu CMA CGM BLOSSOM and the 1,145 teu SC PHOENIX on a 14 day rotation.
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