Maersk, APL, OOCL, and CMA CGM Announce Details on Their Asia – India Service Agreement

February 18, 2014 As of January 14th, the four carriers Maersk, APL, OOCL, and CMA announced a new cooperation for existing Asia to India services. Please see our related article CMA CGM, MAERSK, OOCL and APL New Asia – Indian Subcontinent Service Agreement. In addition to the four carriers mentioned …

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Hanjin, Simatech, and Evergreen Close Their Jointly Operated India – East Africa Service

February 17, 2014 Hanjin, Simatech and Evergreen plan to close their jointly operated India to East Africa service by the end of February. In detail, the services to be closed are AF1 (Hanjin) and IDEA (Simatech and Evergreen). The last sailing starting from Mundra is scheduled on February 25th by …

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Weekly New Buildings Report

February 13, 2014 In week 7 214, 7 new buildings are publicized to be deployed on 4 different existing services. For a comprehensive overview please see the schedule below. We received information from 5 different container liner employing new vessels over the period from January to April. The average capacity …

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First Privately Owned Saudi Arabian Port, King Abdullah, Wins MSC and CSAV

February 11, 2014 As of end January, MSC and CSAV started calling King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia’s first privately owned and funded port. The call is included in the carriers North Europe Sub-Continent services IPAK and IMEX1, respectively. It is expected that King Abdullah will replace the former calls in Jeddah …

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London Gateway – Hamburg Sud And Hapag-Lloyd Shift Services from Tilbury

February 11, 2014 As Ocean Insights already announced in its article London Gateway Attracts New Customers Hamburg Sud And Hapag-Lloyd, the two German carriers are shifting 3 services from the port of Tilbury to London Gateway. The three jointly operated services are SAEC1/BPX, connecting North Europe and East Coast South …

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Yang Ming Takes Slots On China – Middle East Service Operated by CMS, UASC, CSCL

February 11, 2014 The Taiwanese container liner Yang Ming Marine will start taking slots on the China to Middle East service jointly operated by CMA CGM, UASC and CSCL. The services are branded CIMEX1, AGX1 and AMA by the three different operators. Yang Ming’s participation will start with the 13,300 …

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Maersk Adjusts Baltic Sea Services

February 10, 2014 Danish container carrier Maersk modifies three of its Baltic Sea sailing routes including the launch of a new Baltic Feeder, as well as adjustments on its Bremerhaven to Finland Butterfly and Russia to Morocco service. On February 9th, the new Baltic Feeder service connecting Bremerhaven, Copenhagen and …

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