ANL: Announcing the launch of New Asia-Australia Service Two (AAX2)

ANL has proudly announced the launch of a new weekly service between Asia and Australia; Asia Australia Express Two (AAX2). The first sailing of the AAX2 service will occur on 15th March 2019 from Ho Chi Minh (HCM).

Complimentary to ANL’s long running AAX, KIX, PAX and APR services, the addition of AAX2 further supports ANL customers with the most comprehensive coverage between South East Asia and Australia.


Key Facts

  • Rotation: Ho Chi Minh city – Port Kelang – Singapore – Jakarta – Brisbane – Sydney – Townsville – Port Kelang – Ho Chi Minh city
  • Only direct Ho Chi Minh call to/from Australia
  • Fastest transit times ex. Jakarta to Brisbane (10 days) and Sydney (12 days)
  • 5 vessel fixed day weekly service

AAX2 Ports of Call

AAX2 will call Ho Chi Minh, Port Kelang, Singapore, Jakarta, Brisbane, Sydney and Townsville. This service also breaks ground on two market firsts, a direct call in Vietnam to/from Australia and a fixed day weekly call in Townsville.

This new service offers the fastest transit times ex. Jakarta to Brisbane and Sydney at 10 and 12 days respectively.

With fixed calls into Port Kelang and Singapore the AAX2 service offers connection to and from South East Asia, the Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East Gulf, Europe and North East Asia.

Coastal Shipping Options

With calls in Sydney, Brisbane and Townsville, AAX2 provides Australian clients with additional coastal shipping options. First voyage Sydney ETD 4/4 and Townsville ETA 7/4. AAX2, in addition to ANL’s existing services, enhances the already highly efficient and cost-effective means of moving cargo up and down the east coast of Australia.

For more information, please download the service brochure here or visit the AAX2 line detail page here.

Source: ANL

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