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SeaLead Shipping will launch a new Asia-US East Coast (AEC) service from 6 March 2022 with 6,661 teu HAKUNA MATATA. The irregular service will deploy 3 ships 6,700 to 7,000 teu and call at Nansha, Ningbo, Qingdao, Busan, Norfolk, Newark, Charleston, Jacksonville, Nansha. It had earlier sent the 6,966 teu TIMON on an ad-hoc USEC trip in January. The ships will be drawn from Sea Lead's existing services on the Asia-US West Coast and Asia-Middle East routes. Sea Lead has been running ad hoc loader
Allseas has received its first long term chartered ship the 1,878 teu ALLSEAS PIONEER that will be deployed on its China Xpress (CEX) service that connects Ningbo, Dongguan and Liverpool starting from 10 March 2022. The service was first introduced by Allseas in April 2021 and had previous relied on various short term charters using mainly multi-purpose cargo ships. The ALLSEAS PIONEER (ex HUA MAO 369, VALDIVIA) is a general cargo vessel built in 2003 that has been modified in the last 2 months
RCL will launch a new feeder service connecting Singapore and Surabaya. The RSU1 service is expected to start on 13 March 2022 and it will deploy the 1,108 teu MITRA BHUM to shuttle between the two ports.
Zim has unveiled its new ZIM MED PACIFIC (ZMP) pendulum service that will connect the Asia-PNW and Asia-East Med trade. The ZMP will start on 1 April 2022 and will call at Busan, Vancouver, Busan, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Dachan Bay, Port Klang, Haifa, Ambarli, Izmit, Port Klang, Cai Mep, Dachan Bay, Yantian, Xiamen, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan. It will deploy 15 ships of 3,400 to 4,300 teu and replaces ZIM’s current participation on the 2M services covering the ‘TP-8/Orient’ service to PNW and
Asean Seas Lines will revise 2 of its South China to Central and Northern Vietnam services, with CNC taking slots. The Hong Kong Danang Service (HDS) will start on 28 February 2022 and call at Hong Kong, Shekou, Nansha, Danang, Hong Kong with the 357 teu HUA KAI. The Hong Kong Haiphong Express 5 (HHX5) will start from 7 March 2022 and call at Qinzhou, Hong Kong, Nansha, Haiphong, Qinzhou with the 599 teu FAR EAST CHEER.
Hapag-Lloyd, ONE and ZIM will upgrade their jointly operated Asia-East Africa service (EA3/EAF/CEA) by splitting it into 2 weekly services that will serve Mombasa and Dar Es Salaam separately. The service will incorporate PIL's independently operated EAS service in a new partnership. The Mombasa loop (EAS3/EA3/EAS) will start on 13 March 2022 and call at Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Singapore, Port Klang, Mombasa, Port Klang, Singapore, Nansha, Qingdao. The Dar Es Salaam loop (EAS4/EA4/
PIL, TS Lines, Yang Ming and SeaLead Shipping will jointly launch a new service connecting China and Australia that will connect Qingdao, Shanghai, Nansha, Shekou, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Qingdao. The service is branded as the Sino Australia Express (SAE) by PIL and China-Australia 2 (CA2) by Yang Ming. The service will turn in 6 weeks using 6 ships of 2,693 teu to 4,992 teu with an average capacity of 3,900 teu, with the first sailing scheduled from Qingdao on 10 March 2022 with the 4,253
Hapag-Lloyd will launch a new express service connecting Dachan Bay in South China with Hamburg from April 2022. The service will deploy 8 ships on a 56 day rotation using its own tonnage. (Update 8 April 2022 : The service was launched with the 3,586 teu NORDSPRING at Dachan Bay but the rotation has been revised to Dachan Bay, Le Havre, Wilhelmshaven as the severe port congestion in Hamburg forced Hapag-Lloyd to omit the planned Hamburg call) The new service will partly compensate for the te
THE Alliance members (Hapag-Lloyd, HMM, ONE and Yang Ming) have unveiled their revised service network for 2022, with the only major change involving the split of the the FP2 pendulum service into 2 individual services that will cover the Southeast Asia-North Europe and Southeast Asia-US West Coast routes separately. The FP2 currently call at Singapore, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Hong Kong, Yantian, Long Beach, Oakland, Yokohama, Hong Kong, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Singapore, Colombo, Rotterdam, Hamb
The 2M/SM Line strategic cooperation agreement on the Far East-West Coast North America route will be terminated on 8 May 2022, one year earlier than scheduled. The 2M/SM Line cooperation started in April 2020 after HMM ended the 2M cooperation to join THE Alliance. The agreement was expected to run until March 2023, but has been prematurely terminated by the three parties. It will affect the TP-8/Orient/PS1 service jointly operated by the 2M and SM Line, with 6 ships of 10,600 teu to 11,290