Zim and Gold Star Line (GSL) have revised the GSL Kolkata Colombo (GKC) service with the addition of new calls at Chittagong and Kattupalli from May 2023. The revised service has been renamed Kolkata Chittagong Express Shutle (GKC) and calls at Colombo, Chittagong, Kolkata, Kattupalli, Colombo, turning in 21 days using 3 chartered ships of 1,000-1,100 teu (IMKE SCHEPERS, SINAR BANGKA, ASIATIC NEPTUNE).
Aladin Express has started a new India-Turkey Express (ITX) service connecting Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Diliskelesi, Nhava Sheva with the 1,740 teu GREEN ACE. The maiden voyage started on 9 April 2023 with sailings every 30-35 days. The GREEN ACE has been chartered by Aladin since September 2022 and was previously deployed on Aladin's Gulf India Express (GIX). The ship's charter has been extended in May for 10-12 months at a daily rate of $17,000. Aladin Express ITX service
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
MTT Shipping has joined VIMC to launch a new Port Klang-Kolkata service. The 653 teu MTT SINGAPORE has phased into the service on 21 March 2023 at Port Klang, joining the 610 teu BIENDONG FORTUNE from VIMC that had phased in earlier on 16 March 2023.
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.
TS Lines (TSL)has added a new Asia Indian Subcontinent 2 (AIS2) service after it joined Sinokor and Global Feeder Service (GFS) on their jointly operated Sinokor India Service 2 (SIS 2) / China Sub Continent (CSC) service. TS Lines replaced SeaLead as a partner on this service after the latter pulled out from the service in December 2022. The first TSL vessel to join the service is the 4,380 teu TS SINGAPORE that joined the service on 10 March 2023 at Busan. The SIS2/CSC/AIS2 service calls at
SeaLead will launch a new Australia-Indian Subcontinent service branded as the ASIA service from 20 March. The service will start from 20 March 2023 with the 4,250 teu REN JIAN 26 and call at Port Klang, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Port Klang, Karachi, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Port Klang. The service will be operate on an irregular basis with only 2 ships with a frequency of 20-30 days, with plans to increase the frequency in the second half of 2023. SeaLead's ASIA service port rotation
Global Feeder Shipping (GFS) will launch a new Colombo-Kolkata service from 1 March 2023. The service calls weekly at Colombo, Kolkata, Colombo and turns in 14 days with the 1,440 teu AS RAFAELA and the 818 teu PREMIER.
MSC will extend its Sentosa transpacific service to the Indian subcontient with the addition of new calls at Nhava Sheva, Mundra and Colombo. The extended Sentosa service will call at Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Colombo, Port Klang, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Dachan Bay, Shekou, Long Beach, Oakland, Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Kaohsiung, Shekou, Singapore, Nhava Sheva, starting from 13 February 2023 with the 11,660 teu MSC SOLA from Nhava Sheva. The extended service wi
MSC has launched a new INDIA TO EAST MED service connecting Abu Dhabi, Jebel Ali, Hamad, Jubail, Abu Dhabi, Karachi, Mundra, Hazira, King Abdullah Port, Alexandria, Tekirdag, Aliaga, Mersin, King Abdullah Port, Abu Dhabi. The service started from 8 December 2022 and deploys 5 ships of 4,400 to 8,800 teu. Port rotation of the new INDIA TO EAST MED