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Zim and its affiliate Gold Star Line will launch a new Bangladesh Thailand Service (BTS) from 13 April 2022 to connect Laem Chabang, Port Klang, Chennai, Colombo, Laem Chabang. The service will initially run on a fortnightly basis with 2 ships of 1,050-1,150 teu, starting with the 1,054 teu SINAR BANGKA on 13 April followed by the 1,155 teu SPIRIT OF DUBAI in May.
Interasia Lines, Pacific International Lines and Regional Container Lines will jointly launch a new China India service in April. The service is branded by the respective partners as the China-Saigon-India/China Vietnam India/RCL Far East Madras 2 (CSI/CVI/RFM2). The service will call at Ningbo, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Port Klang, Ho Chi Minh City, Ningbo using 4 ships of 1,7000-2,400 teu of which PIL will contribute 2 ships while IAL and RCL will provide
Zim has decided to split its ZIM MED PACIFIC (ZMP) pendulum service into 2 separate loops to avoid delays due to port congestion. The ZMP was originally scheduled to start on 1 April 2022 and will call at Busan, Vancouver, Busan, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Dachan Bay, Port Klang, Haifa, Ambarli, Yarimca, Port Klang, Cai Mep, Dachan Bay, Yantian, Xiamen, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan. It was to deploy 15 ships of 3,400 to 4,300 teu and replaces ZIM’s current participation on the 2M services covering
Pan Ocean and Dong Young will launch the New Haiphong Express (NHX) service on 27 March 2022 using 2 ships of 700 teu. The service will connect Busan, Kwangyang, Incheon, Haiphong, Shekou, Incheon, Busan.
Wan Hai has launched a new South China-Vietnam- Eastern India service (CI7) that will connect Haiphong, Zhanjiang, Nansha, Ho Chi Minh City, Port Klang, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Port Klang, Haiphong using 4 ships of 1,400-1,700 teu. The service will start at Haiphong on 26 March 2022 with the 1,440 teu CAPE FARO.
MSC will introduce a new Transatlantic service connecting Lithuania, Poland and Sweden with the US East Coast from 28 March 2022. It will be the only service that serves these Scan Baltic countries directly to the US without transhipment. The Scan Baltic to USA service will call at Klaipeda, Gdynia, Goteborg, Bremerhaven, New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, Klaipeda using 6 ships of 4,200 teu to 6,700 teu. MSC Scan Baltic to US East Coast service rotation
Meratus has launched a new China Indonesia Express (CIX) service connecting directly Jakarta, Semarang and Surabaya to Qingdao and Shanghai. The service started on 14 March 2022 with the 1,301 teu MERATUS SORONG and the 1,129 teu MERATUS MEDAN 1. The CIX service will be operated on a fortnightly basis. The launch continues Meratus international expansion outside of its core Indonesia domestic services. The Indonesian carrier also launch a new Java Malaysia Express (JMX) service connecting Jakar
MSC will revise the rotation of two North Europe-East Med services after it ends its cooperation with Zim on this trade from the end of March 2022. The revision will involve the Israel Express /NE1 service that was jointly operated by MSC and Zim and currently calls at Felixstowe, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Le Havre, Limassol, Ashdod, Haifa, Ashdod, Valencia, Felixstowe using 5 ships of 5,500 to 6,700 teu, of which 2 ships are contributed by ZIM and 3 ships by MSC. The last sailing of the joi
Zim will launch a new ZIM Ecommerce Baltimore Express (ZXB) service that calls at Yantian, Cai Mep, Baltimore, New York, Boston, Yantian. The service will be operated initially on a fortnightly basis using 5 ships of 2,700-3,400 teu on a 70 days rotation and will be upgraded to a weekly frequency at a later date. The first sailing will be on 8 April with the 3,100 teu MH GREEN.
TS Lines will be the latest new entrant to the Asia-Europe trade when it joins CUL as a vessel operator on the latter's Asia Europe Express (AEX) service on 17 March 2022. TS Lines will deploy the 4,380 teu TS SINGAPORE on the AEX, joining 5 other ships from CUL of 4,000-4,400 teu. The service calls at Ningbo, Shanghai, Xiamen, Shekou, Tilbury, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Ningbo with ad-hoc calls added on inducement at Qingdao, Yantian and Ho Chi Minh City.