Yang Ming


THE Alliance revises PN2 after reinstatement of PN3 service

THE Alliance carriers (Hapag-Lloyd, HMM, ONE and Yang Ming) will revise the rotation of Asia-Pacific Northwest transpacific PN2 service following the reinstatement of the PN3 service on 19 April 2024. The new rotations of the affected services are as follows:- PN2 (revised from 10 April 2024) : Singapore, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Yantian, Tacoma, Vancouver, Tokyo, Kobe, Singapore. The service will turn in 9 weeks using 9 ships of 10,000 to 12,700 teu on a shortened rotation with eastbound calls


IAL/WHL joins YM & TSL on Pan Asia Service (PAS)

Interasia Lines (IAL) has joined Yang Ming and TS Lines on the revised Pan Asia Service (PAS) as a vessel operator, with Wan Hai Lines (WHL) also taking slots on the service from 13 March 2024. The revised PAS calls at Moji, Hakata, Busan, Kwangyang, Keelung, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Shekou, Nansha, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shekou, Xiamen, Moji with a new call at Ho Chi Minh City added on 31 March 2024. The PAS service turns in 3 weeks with 3 ships of 2,400 to 3,000 teu with Yang Ming, TS Lin


Asia-East Coast South America capacity upgrade scheduled in May 2024

6 carriers on the Asia-East Coast South America trade (CMA CGM, COSCO, OOCL, Evergreen, PIL and Yang Ming) will upgrade their 2 existing strings from May 2024, with average weekly capacity to rise from 21,300 teu to 24,000 teu. The first string branded as SEAS2/ESA2/TLA2/ESA3/SSA/SA5 by CMA CGM, COSCO, OOCL, Evergreen, PIL and Yang Ming respectively will call at Xingang, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Paranagua, Itapoa, Navegantes, Santos, Colombo, Singapo


THE Alliance delays relaunch of EC4 all-water service

THE Alliance carriers (Hapag-Lloyd, HMM, ONE and Yang Ming) has announced the postponement of the Asia-US East Coast 4 (EC4/Suez1) service relaunch that was originally scheduled from 15 April 2024 after a 6 month suspension. The EC4/Suez1 was to deploy up to 13 ships of 13,000-14,000 teu with a new rotation calling at Kaohsiung, Xiamen, Yantian, Cai Mep, Singapore, Norfolk, Savannah, Charleston, New York, Singapore, Kaohsiung with the former call at Hong Kong omitted and divert from the Suez to


Zim moves up the ranks as it overtake Yang Ming in global capacity operated

Capacity competition between carriers remain very keen, as shown by Zim’s growth since 2020. New vessel deliveries at more than 1 ship delivered daily since March will continue with over 300,000 teu scheduled to be delivered each month in April through June. Zim has received the ZIM MOUNT VINSON on 3 April, the last unit in the series of 10 ships of 15,248 teu built by Samsung H.I. for Seaspan. These 10 ships have been chartered by Zim for 12 years and brings its total capacity operated to 714,


TSL and YM launch revised Japan-Taiwan-South China (JTK3)/Japan Kansai Express (JKX) service

TS Lines and Yang Ming have launched an updated Japan-Taiwan-South China (JTK3)/Japan Kansai Express (JKX) service that will call at Osaka, Kobe, Busan, Keelung, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Shekou, Xiamen, Osaka. The JTK3/JKX service will turn in 2 weeks and deploys 2 ships of 1,700-1,900 teu with TSL and YM each contributing one ship. The revised JTK3 started from Hong Kong on 16 March 2024 with the 1,909 teu TS GUANGZHOU and will be followed by the 1,803 teu YM INAUGURATION.


TWN Liners Revenue Up 20% MoM in Jan

Monthly revenue for Taiwanese liners went up 20% or $278mn MoM in aggregate in January 2024 as the rally in freight rates started to show. To put the increase in revenue in context, these three liners together made $201mn EBIT during 3Q 2023. Their 4Q earnings are not out yet but their 4Q revenue were down about $202mn QoQ comparing to 3Q 2023. Meanwhile, CCFI composite index went up 36% MoM in January and 22% MTD 9 Feb. Further upside to the liners revenue likely to come in February. Liners' r


Yang Ming/ONE launch Intra-Black Sea Express(IBX)/Black Sea Turkey Service (BTS)

Yang Ming and ONE have launched a new Intra-Black Sea Express (IBX)/Black Sea Turkey Service (BTS) from 29 January 2024. The service calls at Ambarli, Varna, Constanza, Ambarli using the 1,803 teu YM INVENTIVE on a 7 day rotation. Intra-Black Sea Express(IBX)/Black Sea Turkey Service (BTS) port rotation


Early 4Q Results From Asian Liners

Unlikely a surprise to the market, liners are reporting sequentially lower 4Q 2023 results, which is in line with CCFI while the QoQ rebound in SCFI will likely only show in the liners' book in 1Q 2024. While the 4Q results may not be pleasing to look at, everything changed since the second half of December. COSCO reported earning alert, OOCL reported top line breakdown while the Taiwanese liners reported their December revenue this week. COSCO alerted 68% QoQ lower earnings during 4Q while O


Taiwanese Liner 3Q results

Taiwanese carriers reported 3Q 2023 financial results last week with their earnings decline accelerating in spite of the volume recovery. Aggregating the liners’ top line breakdown, volume was up 4% QoQ and 2% YoY while unit revenue was down 11% QoQ and 58% YoY. Interest and liquid investment income have become a significant addition to the carriers’ bottom lines as their cash balances are now comparable to the fixed assets on their balance sheets. Several off the charts data in EMC’s 3Q result

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