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Asean Seas Line (ASL) will expand its service coverage outside of the intra-Far East routes for the first time with the launch of a new Australia China Express (ACX) service from 25 September 2022. The ACX will call at Qingdao, Shanghai, Shekou, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Qingdao starting with the 1,800 teu newbuilding ASL HONG KONG on 25 September followed by ASL BAUHINIA is scheduled to join the ACX on 15 October. The 2 ships are the first 2 units of a series of 6 new Bangkok-max ships of
Pacifica Shipping, the New Zealand domestic shipping subsidiary of Swire Shipping, has introduced a second ship to its coastal schedules. The 1,368 teu TAKUTAI CHIEF (ex LIHIR CHIEF) has joined Pacifica on 9 September 2022 at Marsden Point. The ship is taken from Swire's fleet in the South Pacific and has been switched to the New Zealand flag. It joins the 1,732 teu MOANA CHIEF that has been operated on the New Zealand coastal trades since August 2019. The 2 ships will be deployed on a fixed-d
Akkon has launched Turkey Italy Casablanca (TIC) Service recently that connects east and west Mediterranean. The service will call Germlik, Gebze, Ambarli, Izmir, Salerno, Genoa, Casablanca, Germlik with two ship, 712 teu RS Mistral, previously operated by CMA CGM and 658 teu Depe previoulsy operated by A2B. Depe has already phased in at Gemlik on 22 Auguest while RS Mistral has phased in at Evyap on 31 August. (source: Akkon)
Diamond Line, the intra-European feeder subsidiary of COSCO, has launched a new LGX1 service calling at Piraeus, Limassol, Ashdod, Iskenderun, Damietta, Piraeus, starting with 1,432 teu CONTSHIP RUN at Piraeus on 30 August 2o22. The service turns in 2 weeks, with the 1,432 teu CONTSHIP SEA also to be deployed. LGX1 service
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
Emirates Shipping Line (ESL) has started a new Jebel Ali Bahrain Shuwaikh Service (JBS) calling at Jebel Ali, Bahrain (Khalifa Bin Salman Port), Shuwaikh, Jebel Ali. The service turns in 7 days on a weekly frequency. The service launched on 17 August 2022 with the 1,678 teu ESL VICTORIA that will make 2 round trips on the JBS before it is replaced by the 1,341 teu ESL ZANZIBAR. (source: Emirates Shipping) JBS service rotation
X-Press Feeders started new weekly shuttle service, Matadi Shuttle X-PRESS (MSX), that runs between Pointe Noire and Matadi. The shuttle has started with 618 teu LIMASSOL at Pointe Noire on 3rd August. (source: X-press)
Iris Logistics has launched its first intra-Asia service with the 1,118 teu IRIS PAOAY that has been redeployed from its previous Philippines-Los Angeles transpacific run. The new service will call at Manila, Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Ho Chi Minh City, Manila starting from 15 August 2022 with its inaugural call at Ho Chi Minh City. Iris Logistics is a subsidiary of the Royal Cargo Group and it operated previously as Royal Cargo Lines (RCL). It started as a representative office of German freight
COSCO is starting a new Southeast Asia to Middle East and India connection with AGI2 starting with 2,174 teu PROGRESS C at Singapore on 31 August. The 28-days weekly service will run in port rotation, Singapore, Mundra, Abu Dhabi, Hamad, Khalifa bin Salman, Abu Dhabi, Singapore. Another 2,174 teu SPRINTER will join on 11 Sept Singapore.
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.