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Maersk and X-Press Feeders will jointly launch a new Safina/China-Jebel Ali Express (CJX) service that connects Ningbo, Shanghai, Shekou, Tanjung Pelepas, Port Klang, Jebel Ali, Colombo, Singapore from 19 September 2023. The service will turn in 6 ships of 4,000-5,000 teu, with 4 ships from Maersk and 2 ships from X-Press Feeders. The service will replace the existing China Jebel Ali X-Press/Arabian Express (CJX/ABX) and Straits Middle East X-Press/Arabian Star (SMX/ABS) service that calls res
MSC will revise the Asia-US West Coast Sentosa service rotation for the 3rd time this year with calls at Port Klang, Singapore and Busan reinstated together with an extension of the service to India. The revised service is renamed as Sentosa Shikra as it incorporates the existing FE-India Shikra service. The Sentosa service was first launched in April 2021 and has gone through 6 major iterations: * April 2021 to September 2022 - originally focused on the Southeast Asia market calling at Si
Swire Shipping will revamp its North Asia-Oceania Service (NAT) from October 2023 with he service frequency upgraded from 44 days to every 30 days. The revamped NAT will deploy 3 mpp ship of 2,118 teu (KIRIBATI CHIEF, NOUMEA CHIEF, SAMOA CHIEF) on a 90 day rotation that calls at 15 ports - Kaohsiung, Changshu, Yokohama, Osaka, Busan, Lae, Motukea, Noumea, Auckland, Timaru, Tauranga, Marsden Point, Noumea, Vavouto, Subic Bay, Sri Racha, Kaohsiung. The container/breakbulk service will provide t
Zim will withdraw its ships from the Asia-Oceania trade and replace them with slots on MSC's enhanced Oceania services suite from October 2023. The move will affect 14 ships of 1,100 teu to 2,800 teu that Zim currently employs on 3 services on this route. Zim's existing China-Australia Express (CAX) service will be replaced by slots on MSC's Panda service that calls at Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Yantian, Nansha, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Busan. Zim's current Thai
Maersk has added additional sailings between China/Korea and the US East Coast on its extra loader program for overflow cargo, retaining the routing via the Panama Canal despite ongoing draft restrictions and congestion. Maersk has deployed 8 extra sailings to the US East Coast since the beginning of July 2023 using ships of 3,000-7,000 teu, of which 6 sailings took the Panama route without encountering any significant delays, while 2 sailings were routed via the Suez Canal. * GSL ELEFTHERIA
MSC will revise the rotation of the FE-USEC Santana service from 24 August 2023 to call at Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan, Manzanillo, Cristobal, Caucedo, New York, Norfolk, Laem Chabang. The addition of new calls at Manzanillo and Cristobal allows MSC to offload cargo before the Panama Canal transit due to draft restrictions imposed by the ACP. The revision comes just 11 weeks after the Santana rotation was last changed on 8 June 2023 to call at Haiphong, Shanghai, Ningbo, Bus
Two new entrants to the liner trades CStar Line and Uniglobal Shipping have jointly launched a new China-Turkey service aimed at the Russian market. The service calls at Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Ambarli, Shanghai, Qingdao using 4 ships of 1,700-2,700 teu that will provide sailings on alternate weeks. The first sailing started from 26 July 2023 with the 1,714 teu BOX ENDEAVOUR that is operated by CStar Line and followed on 9 Aug 2023 by the 1,930 teu CUL LAEMCHABANG operated by Uniglo
COSCO Shipping's intra-European arm, Diamond Line has teamed up with OOCL to launch a new Turkey Spain Morocco Express (TSM) service starting from 1 September 2023. The service will call at Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Derince, Gemlik, Aliaga, Piraeus, Valencia, Casablanca, Algeciras, Barcelona, Piraeus on a 28 day rotation using 4 ships of 1,900 teu. Port rotation of the new Turkey Spain Morocco (TSM)
FESCO has launched a new FESCO Indian Service that connects Novorossiysk, Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Novorossiysk with the 1,118 teu FESCO ASKOLD from 28 July 2023. The service will turn in about 40 days using a single ship at the moment.
Akkon Lines have launched a new Turkey Israel Service (TIS) connecting Iskenderun, Ashdod, Haifa, Iskenderunn from 4 August 2023 with the 803 teu JSP RIDER. The service will turn in 11-12 days and complement's Akkon's existing Israel Service (IS) that connects Ambarli, Gebze, Gemlik, Aliaga, Ashdod, Haifa, Ambarli on a weekly basis using the 1,118 teu KAPPA and VENTO.