THE Alliance announces further changes on Asia-North Europe trade

THE Alliance will be adjusting the schedules for July, August and September for the Asia – North Europe trade and July for the remaining trades, in order to match market demand. The details of the blank sailings and network adjustments are listed below:

Asia and North Europe

  • FE4 will remain merged with FE2 until the end of September 2020.
  • FE2 will continue to run combined rotation with eastbound routing via Cape of Good Hope as follows:
    Pusan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Singapore – (Suez) – Rotterdam – Southampton – Le Havre – Hamburg – Rotterdam – (Cape of Good Hope) – Singapore – Pusan
  • FE3 will extend to cover direct calling at Central China ports from July to September as follows:
    Ningbo – Shanghai – Xiamen – Kaohsiung – Hong Kong – Yantian – (Suez) – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – London Gateway – (Suez) – Jebel Ali – Singapore – Yantian – Hong Kong – Kaohsiung – Ningbo

Asia and the Mediterranean

  • Week 28 – MD2, MD3 void
  • Week 29 – MD1 void
  • Week 31 – MD2, MD3 void

Transpacific – West Coast

  • Week 27 – PS3, PN3 and PN4 void
  • Week 28 – PS4 void
  • Week 29 – PS3, PN3 and PN4 void
  • Week 30 – PS4 void
  • Week 31 – PS3, PN3 and PN4 void
  • PS5 will continue to be suspended for weeks 27 to 31.

Transpacific – East Coast (via Panama and Suez canals)

  • EC3 will tentatively remain merged with EC1 in July, though this could change.

Asia and Middle East

  • AG1 will remain merged with AG3 in July under the current AG3 combined service rotation.
  • AG2 will maintain westbound direct calling at Xiamen in July.

Asia and India

  • Week 28 – PS3 (India sector) void
  • Week 30 – PS3 (India sector) void

Transatlantic

  • Week 26 – AL1, AL4 void
  • Week 28 – AL1 void
  • Week 29 – AL4 void
  • Week 31 – AL1 void

THE Alliance will continue to closely monitor the latest market situation during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide updates on any necessary service changes. The affected services are expected to resume normal operations once market conditions improve.

Source: Yang Ming