Hapag-Lloyd will withdraw its China-Germany Express (CGX) service with the last sailing scheduled to depart from Shanghai on 1 February 2023 with the 4,043 teu LIMARI. The service was first launched on 9 April 2022 as a 2 port shuttle service connecting Dachan Bay and Wilhemshaven to turn in 56 days, offering a direct weekly link from China to Germany with a one way transit time of 27 days. The original plan to call at Hamburg was replaced by the call at Wilhemshaven before the launch due to
Ellerman has made its final voyage on the GB Express service connecting Taicang, Ningbo, Dachan Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Tilbury with the last sailing made by the 2,464 teu BUXHANSA that departed from Taicang on 11 January 2023, with additional calls at Salerno, Alicante and Casablanca planned enroute before the scheduled arrival at Tilbury on 13 February 2023. Ellerman has shifted 4 of the ships (5,060 teu SC MARA, 3,534 teu MONA LISA, 2,872 teu WINDSWEPT and 2,756 teu CAPE HELLAS) previously de
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
Zim has withdrawn its North China Australia Express (C3A) service from December 2022. The last sailing was made by the 1,717 teu OPHELIA that ended its rotation at Brisbane on 23 December 2022. The service was first launched at the end of February 2022 and called at Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Busan, Ningbo, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Xingang. The service turned in 6 weeks using ships of 1,7000=2,700 teu.
COSCO will withdraw its CENX "Prince Port Express Line" transpacific service that connects Qingdao, Shanghai, Prince Rupert, Qingdao. The last sailing was made by the 4,250 teu XIN YING KOU that departed from Qingdao on 12 November 2022. The CENX was first launched on 26 October 2021 by COSCO using 5 ships of 4,200-5,000 teu. In April 2022, OCEAN Alliance partners OOCL and CMA CGM began to participate on the service, branding it as the Pacific China North 2 (PCN2) and Great Lakes Express (GLX)
CU Lines and TS Lines will end their jointly Asia-Europe Express (AEX) service with the last sailing scheduled to depart from Ningbo on 10 December 2022. The 7 ships currently deployed on the service will be redeployed, comprising of 6 ships of 4,100-4,400 teu from CU Lines and 1 4,380 teu ship from TS Lines. 2 of the CU Lines ships have been idle at China since the end of November. The AEX calls at Ningbo, Shanghai, Xiamen, Shekou, Southampton, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Ningbo on a fortnigh
An admistrator for Allseas Global Project Logistics has been appointed on 27 October 2022 in the UK courts. The company is part of the Allseas Group that includes Allseas Global Logistics and DKT Allseas that had announced the launch of the Allseas Shipping Company on 13 June 2022 that followed one full year of operations for its China Xpress service that connected Ningbo and Dongguan with Teesport and Rotterdam. The company claimed that Allseas was the first British registered shipping line in
Zim, Maersk and MSC will suspend their jointly operated ZSE/TP23/Liberty service that currently covers Tanjung Pelepas, Cai Mep, Yantian, Charleston, Savannah, New York (intermittently omitted), Tanjung Pelepas. The last sailing will depart from Tanjung Pelepas on 23 November 2022 with the 5,936 teu IAN H. The service currently deploys 10 ships of 5,400-6,600 teu on a 13 week rotation, including 9 ships operated by Zim and 1 ship by Maersk. The suspension of this service will remove an average