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Zim/GSL will launch a new India-Africa Express (IAX) service connecting Western India with Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa from September 2022. The IAX will call at Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Mombasa, Dar Es Salaam, Nhava Sheva with 3 ships of 1,100 teu. The first official sailing will be made by the 1,134 teu ASIATIC NEPTUNE at Nhava Sheva on 7 September 2022. The same ship had already made one ad hoc rotation at the same IAX ports from 9 August 2022.
RCL and GSL have added a new service connecting Ho Chi Minh City, Port Klang, Jakarta, Port Klang, Ho Chi Minh City in a butterfly pattern that turns in 14 days. The service started from Port Klang on 27 June 2022 with the 1,288 teu YANTRA BHUM operated by RCL followed a week later by the 1,134 teu ASIATIC KING operated by GSL. The service is branded as the RCL Vietnam-Indonesia Express (RVI) by RCL and Vietnam Malaysia Service (VMS) by GSL. The new service replaces the RCL Ho Chi Minh Sing
Maldives Sate Shipping (MSS) has delayed the launch of its planned Singapore-Port Klang-Male service. The service was originally scheduled to start in July 2022. MSS has instead added a third Colombo-Male service, with the newly acquired 665 teu mpp vessel MSS GRAPHENE joining the trade on 7 July 2022. Maldives State Shipping was established in March 2020 by the State Trading Organization (STO) a Maldivian state owned trading company to operate a shipping service connect Male in the Maldives w
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
Safeen Feeders have teamed up with CMA CGM to launch the Singapore Chennai Colombo (SCC) service starting from 5 September 2022 from Singapore. Safeen will introduce the 2,034 teu SAFEEN PIONEER on this service, joining CMA CGM's 1,732 teu SONGA TIGER. For Safeen, the SCC will be its first service operated outside of its home p0rt of Khalifa in Abu Dhabi. Safeen Feeders was launched in June 2020 by Abu Dhabi Ports to boost feeder connectivity between Khalifa and the Arabian Gulf/Indian Subcont
Carrier53, a new carrier established in 2022 in Hamburg, Germany by container leasing company Lotus Containers in partnership with German shipowner Schulte & Bruns has launched a new dedicated service in August 2022 to provide transportation services between China and the US West Coast for 53 feet US domestic containers. The service was launched with an initial fleet of 6 cargo ships that can carry between 241 and 309 units of 53-feet containers. 2 of the ships were recently acquired by Schulte
Transit times to US East Coast ports is lengthening noticeably with both the Atlantic Coast and Gulf Coast ports experiencing increased waiting times. Savannah is the most badly affected port currently with waiting times of up to 20 days, with vessel queues still building. There are currently 37 ships waiting to berth a Savannah which can handle only 6-9 ships at any time. New York and Houston are also experiencing delays of up to 10 days. While the situation at other USEC ports are not as criti
Tailwind Shipping has become the latest carrier to join the Linerlytica Top 50 carrier list, after its operated fleet swelled to 5 ships with a total capacity of 17,206 teu, including 2 units that it has purchased in the last 3 months. The company’s fleet is expected to rise further with 3 more chartered ships to join the newly established carrier in the next few weeks. Tailwind is also reported to have acquired 2 newbuildings of 1,380 teu currently under construction at Jinglu Penglai that wil
Sealand Asia is starting PH9 calling Xiamen, Taichung, Hong Kong, Shekou, Sihanoukville, Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Ho Chi Minh City, Batangas, Manila, Yantian, Hong Kong, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Xiamen on 28-days round trip. The service will start with 1,750 teu NORDTIGER on 13 August at Cagayan de Oro.
ZIM is starting Mexico Central America Express (MXC) calling Progreso, Veracruz, Altamira, Santo Tomas De Castilla, Puerto Cortes, Kingston, Progreso. The service will start with 966 teu CONTSHIP PEP on 10 October at Progreso. The service seems to go on fortnightly basis.