ONE will launch a new Thai Hakata Express (THX) service from 10 August 2023 through slots on the existing SITC/Jinjiang Shipping (JJS) Vietnam Thailand Express 5 / China Thailand Express 2 (VTX5/CTX2) service. The service calls at Lianyungang, Qingdao, Laem Chabang, Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Ho Chi Minh City, Nansha, Hakata, Osaka, Kobe, Busan, Lianyungang but ONE's THX will be limited to the northbound connections calling at Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Ho Chi Minh City, Nansha, Hakata, Osaka, Kobe.
ONE will replace its current Israel Shuttle Service (ILX) with a new Adriatic Israel Butterfly (AIB) loop from August 2023. The existing ILX called at Damietta, Haifa, Ashdod, Damietta using the 1,118 teu MITO that will be transferred to the new AIB from 13 August 2023. The AIB will call at Damietta, Koper, Trieste, Venice, Ancona, Piraeus, Alexandra, Damietta, Haifa, Ashdod, Damietta. It will turn in 3 weeks using 3 ships of 1,000-1,200 teu.
ONE and Unifeeder (Feedertech) will upgrade their jointly operated Mozambique India Middle East (MIM)/Mozambique Jebel Ali India (MJI) service with the addition of a new call at Beira from 27 August 2023, and Nhava Sheva from 19 September 2023. The revised MIM/MJI port rotation will be Jebel Ali, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Mombasa, Beira, Maputo, Jebel Ali. The service turns in 35 days and currently deploys 3 ships of 1,700-2,000 teu with departures every 7 to 14 days.
COSCO/OOCL and ONE will jointly launch a new East East South America-Europe service from 16 September 2023, branded respectively as the 'East Coast South America-Europe 2' (ESE2), 'Europe-East Coast South America Express' (EEX) and 'Latin-East-Coast Europe Express' (LUX). The ESE2/EEX/LUX service will call at Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Itapoa, Paranagua, Santos, Rio De Janeiro, Algeciras, Rotterdam, London Gateway, Hamburg, Antwerp, Lisbon, Algeciras, Santos, Paranagua, Montevideo using 9 ships
Namsung, ONE, PIL and TS Lines are coming together to launch a new Korea-China-Straits service starting from 6 July 2023. The new service will call at Busan, Kwangyang, Shanghai, Shekou, Singapore, Port Klang, Penang, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Nansha, Busan using 4 ships of 2,000-2,900 teu, with each partner to deploy one ship each. The service will be branded respectively as the New Far East Straits (NFS) by Namsung, Korea China Straits 2 (KC2) by ONE, Korea-China-Straits (KCS) by PIL and
Charter rates continue to diverge, remaining firm for the larger ships in the Panamax and larger segments while softening in the smaller sizes of below 3,000 teu. Demand in the larger sizes have been surprisingly resilient despite the ongoing weakness in the freight markets. All prompt vessels of 5,000 teu and above have been snatched up, with the tight supply to persist until the end of the year. But the supply-demand balance for smaller ships have started to weaken, with a significant number
NYK and K-Line also reported beginning of this week where both operators guided the 91-92% YoY drop in the earnings from their container liner activities, in line with what MOL guided. Japanese shipping companies have the longest track record in guiding forward container liner earnings, dating back to 2005-2007. Of the 16 years where all three Japanese shipping companies have guided container liner earnings, the actual earnings beat guidance in 8 years. Their actual earnings tend to track bel
ONE reported its 4Q earnings for fiscal year 2022, which is 1Q23 on calendar year, during lunch break last Friday (28 Apr) with net profit down 56% QoQ and 76% YoY. Though, such quarterly results were still better than any quarter before 2021. The average unit revenue earned by ONE fell just 38% YoY whereas CCFI dropped 68% YoY as ONE likely benefited from higher contract mix and more diversified route mix than the CCFI, which is based on all China origin cargoes. ONE management has not prov
HMM has launched a standalone PSX service that connects Shanghai, Kwangyang, Busan, Long Beach, Oakland, Busan, Kwangyang, Incheon, Shanghai using 6 ships of 10,000 teu that are shifted from the former PS8 service that was operated as part of THE Alliance's transpacific network. The PSX retakes the same port rotation and ships as the PS8, with ONE taking slots from HMM with an allocation of 2,977 teu per voyage. Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming will not participate on the PSX. The last PS8 sailing
ONE has introduced a new Israel Express (ILX) shuttle service that will connect Damietta, Haifa, Ashdod, Damietta. The service is scheduled to start at Damietta on 29 March 2023 with the 1,118 teu MITO that has been fixed for 6-8 months at a daily rate of $13,250. MITO previously was deployed in Unifeeder's Intra-North Europe service.