Sea-Lead Shipping has upgraded its Far East to Middle East (FAM) with the addition of new port calls at Dammam and Hamad. The updated FAM service will call at Qingdao, Xingang, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Jebel Ali, Dammam, Hamad, Qingdao starting with the call by the 6,966 teu TIMON at Dammam on 15 November 2022 and Hamad on 16 November 2022. The service is currently operated with 5 ships of 4,500-6,900 teu.
OOCL, SeaLead and TS Lines will launch a new India-UAE-East Africa service from 22 November 2022 aimed at the Kenya and Tanzania markets. The service will call weekly at Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi, Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, Nhava Sheva, using 4 ships - the 2.174 teu FUTURE from OOCL; the 1,756 teu TS LAEM CHABANG from TS Lines; as well as the 1,200 teu SC MEMPHIS and 1,116 teu CONTSHIP LEX operated by SeaLead. OOCL brands the service as the Asia-East Africa Service 5 (EAX5) while
SeaLead will continue to serve the China-US West Coast market by taking slots on Transfar's sailings between Ningbo and Long Beach from November 2022. SeaLead has ceased to call at the US West Coast since 15 October when the 3,534 teu SONIC made its last call at Long Beach. Under the new agreement signed on 3 November 2022, Transfar will sell up to 83 teu on a space used basis to SeaLead on its AES1 service that currently calls at Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Long Beach, Lazaro Cardenas, Manzan
SeaLead and TS Lines have revised their jointly operated Asia-US East Coast (AEC) service with a new rotation calling at Nansha, Ningbo, Shanghai, Qingdao, Busan, Manzanillo (Mexico), Jacksonville, Charleston, Norfolk, New York, Nansha. The service was first introduced in March 2022 and initially called at Nansha, Ningbo, Qingdao, Busan, Norfolk, Newark, Charleston, Jacksonville. The revised rotation with the call at Jacksonville as the first US port was made on 22 September 2022 with the 5,4
SeaLead has revised the port rotation for its Asia-US East Coast (AEC) service from September 2022 with the new rotation to call at Nansha, Ningbo, Qingdao, Busan, Manzanillo, Jacksonville, Charleston, Norfolk, New York, Nansha. The AEC was launched on 7 March 2022 using 3 to 4 ships of 4,872 teu to 6,882 teu on an irregular frequency that initially called at Nansha, Ningbo, Qingdao, Busan, Norfolk, New York, Charleston, Jacksonville, Nansha. The revised rotation will allow for transhipment op
SeaLead will deploy the 2,497 teu CERUS on a new seasonal loader service connecting Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Karachi in September 2022. This ad hoc service will provide the only direct connection currently between South Asia and Australia. CERUS is currently positioning from Misurata to Singapore before it is sent to Australia. The ship had been disabled since 2 July 2022 after fire broke out in one of the holds en route to Misurata. The ship was brough to Brindisi fo