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Emirates Shipping Line (ESL), Interasia Lines (IAL) and TS Lines (TSL) will launch a new China Malaysia Service/China Malaysia Express (CMS/CMX) connecting Qingdao, Shanghai, Xiamen, Hong Kong, Shekou, Port Klang (NP/WP), Penang, Port Klang (WP), Nansha, Hong Kong, Qingdao from 20 December 2022. The service will turn in 4 weeks using 4 ships of 1,700-2,600 teu.
MSC will launch a new India-West Med service connecting Abu Dhabi, Jebel Ali, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Djibouti, Gioia Tauro, Genoa, Barcelona, Valencia, Salerno, Gioia Tauro, Marsaxlokk, King Abdullah, Jeddah, Abu Dhabi. The first sailings will depart from Abu Dhabi on 19 December 2022 with the 4,992 teu MSC SHANGHAI.
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
Sealand Asia will launch a new HP3 service connecting Busan, Kaohsiung and Nansha with Haiphong as part of a revamp of its existing PH9 service with the South China to Cebu and Cagayan de Oro leg that will be incorporated in the new HP3. The HP3 start from 16 December 2022 and will call Busan, Kaohsiung, Nansha, Haiphong, Yantian, Hong Kong, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Hong Kong, Nansha, Kaohsiung, Busan. The service turns in 4 weeks and will deploy the 1,756 teu NORDTIGER, 1,740 teu ASIAN ACE, 1,774
TS Lines will upgrade its current irregular New Zealand Express (NZE) into a dedicated service calling at Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Nansha, Hong Kong, Shekou, Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Lyttelton, Napier, Ningbo. The current NZE service operates on an irregular schedule and also incorporates calls at Brisbane in Australia which will be dropped, while new calls at Wellington and Napier will be added. The upgraded service will start from 11 December 2022 with the 1,808 teu TS BANGKOK. The
Oceanic Star Line (OSL) has launched a new service that connects Karachi in Pakistan with various Middle East Gulf ports. OSL has chartered the 1,706 teu HANSA LANKA and has positioned the ship to the Middle East where it will serve the ports of Karachi, Jebel Ali, Fujairah and Nhava Sheva.
Rates from China to the Middle East have fallen by 35% over the past 4 weeks with several ad hoc loaders adding new capacity to meet market demand. The extra loaders included the following sailings mounted by Vasi Shipping Unicargo and OVP Shipping. * Vasi Shipping - NORTHERN VIVACITY (2,702 teu) 3 Nov 2022 : Qingdao, Xingang, Ningbo, Port Klang, Jebel Ali * Vasi Shipping - VASI STAR (1,730 teu) 16 Nov 2022 : Singapore, Port Klang, Jebel Ali * Vasi Shipping - NORTHERN VOLITION (2,702
COSCO will introduce the SYM2 (Singapore Yangon Malaysia 2) service from 14 December 2022 with the 692 teu RICH SEAWAY that will call Port Klang, Yangon, Port Klang on a weekly basis.
Asean Seas Line has launched new service NPX2 that connect China, Philippines and Japan. The service will call Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Bonny, Manila South, Xiamen, Osaka, Kobe, Hakata, Qingdao with two vessels, 706 teu RUN LONG and 698 teu ATLANTIC EAST. ATLANTIC EAST phased in on Dec 2 at Xiamen heading for its Japan leg while RUN LONG phased in on Dec 3 at Xiamen heading for Philippines leg.
Zim/Gold Star Line (GSL) has launched a new China Thailand Vietnam III (CT3) service that connects Ningbo, Xiamen, Nangha, Laem Chabang, Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Haiphong, Yantian, Nansha, Ningbo from 25 November 2022. The CT3 turns in 3 weeks using 3 Bangkokmax ships, the 1,762 teu MTT SANDAKAN and two 1,984 teu newbuildings MARLA TIGER and MARLA BULL that have just been chartered by Zim.