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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.
Sinokor is starting Shanghai Russia Service (SRS) calling Busan, Kwangyang, Shanghai, Busan, Vladivostok, Busan. The service will start with 1,003 teu HEUNG-A XIAMEN on 20 August at Busan. Another ship, 1083 teu HE SHENG, will join at Shanghai on 31 August, after being out of drydock.
Summit Shipping Line, a new container shipping company formed by the Xiamen Port Group and based in Singapore, has launched the China Manila Express (CMX) service using the 724 teu ATLANTIC BRIDGE from 29 July 2022. The CMX calls at Shanghai, Xiamen, Quanzhou, Manila with sailings every 12 days. Summit Shipping has chartered the ATLANTIC BRIDGE from Sinokor related interests for 5-6 months at a daily rate of $29,000.
Van Son Shipping, a newly established Vietnamese carrier based in Hanoi, has launched a domestic service connecting Haiphong and Ho Chi Minh City with the 1,730 teu NEW VISION on 30 July 2022. The NEW VISION has been laid up in Vietnam since delivery in June 2012 and the ship holds the record for having spent the longest period in lay up by any containership. The ship was built by Ha Long Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of SBIC (formerly known as Vinashin) and delivered on 30 November 2011 to Vina
Emirates Shipping Lines is starting a new Jebel Ali Bahrain Shuwaikh Service (JBS) calling at Jebel Ali, Bahrain, Shuwaikh, Jebel Ali. The service started with 1,678 teu ESL VICTORIA at Jebel Ali on 18 August 2022. Another vessel, 1,341 teu ESL ZANZIBAR, will be deployed to JBS as from 23 August 2022 at Jebel Ali to this service on weekly frequency.
VASI shipping started a new Singapore-Laem Chabang shuttle. The weekly service has started with 1756 teu NORDPANTHER at Singapore on 7 July 2022. It is the forth similar Singapore-Laem Chabang shuttle after similar shuttle ran by CNC, MSC and X-Press. CMA CGM is taking slots on this shuttle as from July 21.