BAL Container Line has stopped its container services following the final voyage of the 3,534 teu NORTHERN DEBONAIR that finished its China-Mexico Express (CMX) sailing at Qingdao on 9 January 2023. BAL has redelivered all of its chartered ships and no longer publishes any further sailings. The move could affect the planned IPO of LC Logistics, the parent company of BAL Container Line, has announced a potential listing in Hong Kong on 24 October 2022. BAL launched the first of several ad-hoc
Emirates Shipping Line (ESL), Interasia Lines (IAL) and TS Lines (TSL) will launch a new China Malaysia Service/China Malaysia Express (CMS/CMX) connecting Qingdao, Shanghai, Xiamen, Hong Kong, Shekou, Port Klang (NP/WP), Penang, Port Klang (WP), Nansha, Hong Kong, Qingdao from 20 December 2022. The service will turn in 4 weeks using 4 ships of 1,700-2,600 teu.
Summit Shipping Line, a new container shipping company formed by the Xiamen Port Group and based in Singapore, has launched the China Manila Express (CMX) service using the 724 teu ATLANTIC BRIDGE from 29 July 2022. The CMX calls at Shanghai, Xiamen, Quanzhou, Manila with sailings every 12 days. Summit Shipping has chartered the ATLANTIC BRIDGE from Sinokor related interests for 5-6 months at a daily rate of $29,000.