Tailwind Shipping has launched 2 new feeder services dubbed as the Dolphin Express (DEX) and Dolphin Express 2 (DEX2) from the end of January 2024. DEX will call at Barcelona, Antwerp, Barcelona with the 804 teu SOLONG from 27 December 2024 and DEX2 will call at Barcelona, Moerdijk, Barcelona with the 1,118 teu WILHELMINE from 26 January 2024 together with the 917 teu FAITH (to be replaced by the 1,267 teu CONTSHIP JET on 11 February 2024). The 2 feeders will provide connections at Barcelona
Tailwind Shipping has launched a new Moerdijk-Barcelona feeder service with the 804 teu SOLONG deployed since 29 December 2023. The service turns in around 16 days.
Tailwind Shipping has chartered the 917 teu FAITH and 1,118 teu WILHELMINE from January 2024 to provide connections between Koper and Barcelona. The move follows the diversion of Tailwind's vessels from the Suez to the Cape route on its China-Europe Panda Express (PEX) service. The PEX service originally calls at Qingdao, Ningbo, Dachan Bay, Colombo, Koper, Barcelona, Rotterdam, Qingdao but with the diversion to the Cape route since the beginning of December 2023, the call at Koper has been drop
Tailwind Shipping Lines, the shipping subsidiary of German retailer Lidl, will revise its Panda Express (PAX) service between China and Europe with new calls at Colombo from October 2023 to cater for transhipment cargo from Bangladesh. The revamped service will deploy 5 ships of 4,900-5,700 teu on a fortnightly frequency connecting Qingdao, Ningbo, Da Chan Bay, Colombo, Koper, Barcelona, Rotterdam, Qingdao on a 70 day rotation. Tailwind will withdraw the direct connection between Chittagong and
Tailwind Shipping Lines has launched a new service from Bangladesh to Europe called the Tiger Express (TEX) service. The service is named after the Bengal tiger and will connect Chittagong, Barcelona, Moerdijk, Chittagong, with a transit time of less than 20 days between Chittagong and Barcelona. The TEX is scheduled to start from 11 March 2023 with the 917 teu FAITH. The service will operate on an irregular frequency with 3 ships of 800-900 teu on a 17 day frequency. Tailwind had already opera
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
Tailwind Shipping, the shipping company established by German retailer Lidl, has launched a new China-North Europe container service to cater for its own cargo requirements. Tailwind has deployed the 4,957 teu WIKING that departed from Taicang on 17 July 2022 and will call at Ningbo and Dachan Bay en route to Rotterdam. The launch was delayed by some 2 months, as Tailwind had chartered out 3 more ships of 3,800-5,500 teu that were to be deployed on this service. This includes the 5,527 teu TALA