In order to further strengthen and optimize their presence in Australia, Hapag Lloyd has announced a newest addition to the Oceania product portfolio.
During the month of October 2019 (week 43), Hapag-Lloyd will introduce two new services which will offer weekly direct sailings between Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia on top of their existing South East Asia Australia Loop 1 (SAL).
Connecting via Singapore on their global mainline network, they will be able to offer increased sailing frequency to/from Australian ports, with more connections and shipping options in both directions for Middle East and Indian Subcontinent.
For cargo from Europe these additional services will allow for:
- Smooth and reliable connection in Singapore
- Three weekly connections between Singapore and Australia
- Access to four weekly services between North Europe and Singapore
- Access to three weekly services between Mediterranean and Singapore
- Wide range of feeder connections from/to European outports
The SEA and S2A is a cooperation between Hapag-Lloyd, ANL, Maersk and ONE. Services will be operated composing of 7 x 8,500 TEU vessels and 6 x 5,700 TEU vessels respectively. Hapag-Lloyd will be operating one vessel on each service.
Port Rotation for South East Asia Australia Loop 2 (SEA): Laem Chabang – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore – Port Kelang – Fremantle – Adelaide – Melbourne – Sydney – Brisbane – Singapore – Port Kelang – Tanjung Pelepas – Laem Chabang
Port Rotation for South East Asia Australia Loop 3 (S2A): Tanjung Pelepas – Port Kelang – Singapore – Brisbane – Sydney – Melbourne – Adelaide – Fremantle – Jakarta – Tanjung Pelepas
The SEA and S2A services are scheduled to commence on the 23th October at Laem Chabang and 25th October at Tanjung Pelepas respectively.
Source: Hapag Lloyd