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G6 Alliance announces Asia-North America Winter Program

[ October 13, 2015   //   ]

Members of the G6 Alliance announced the Winter Program for its Asia – North America services in response to traditional seasonal changes in market demand.

The G6 Alliance members are: APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line.

The following are the temporary service suspensions:

Asia – North America East Coast Service

The G6 Alliance will combine the NYE and SCE services into a single service with the following port rotation:

Xiamen – Kaohsiung – Hong Kong – Yantian – Shanghai (Yangshan) – Pusan – Panama Canal – Manzanillo – Kingston – Savannah – Charleston – New York – Norfolk –Jacksonville – Kingston – Manzanillo – Panama Canal – Balboa – Pusan – Xiamen

The first sailing of the combined service will start with the Week 44 sailing (ETA Xiamen Oct.  29, 2015).

The last sailings of the temporarily suspended NYE and SCE services are as follows:
•NYE: Week 44 E/B (ETA Kaohsiung October 25, 2015) and Week 48 W/B (ETA Savannah Nov. 23, 2015)
•SCE: Week 43 E/B (ETA Xiamen October 20, 2015) and Week 48 W/B (ETA
Savannah Nov. 22, 2015)
Asia – North America West Coast Service

The G6 Alliance will temporarily suspend the Central China 2 (CC2) service between Asia and the North America West Coast during the winter period starting from Week 44.

The last sailing for CC2 will be on Week 43 E/B (ETA Ningbo Oct. 18, 2015) and Week 45 W/B (ETA Long Beach Nov. 5, 2015). The Pusan Eastbound call will be added to the CC4 during the CC2 suspension resulting in the following rotation:

Shanghai (WaiGaoQiao) – Ningbo – Pusan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Shanghai (WaiGaoQiao)

The G6 Alliance continues to offer a variety of services between Asia and North America covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings, and to make service adjustments where necessary. The G6 Alliance also offers services on the Asia-Europe and Transatlantic trade lanes.