G6 Alliance cuts services on the Asia-Europe trade

Due to lacking demand rotations on Loop 6 will be cut – more schedule changes are possible

G6 Alliance cuts services on the Asia-Europe trade

The member companies of the G6 shipping alliance agreed to shut down rotations on the Asia-Europe trade due to a lack of demand. This will affect the Loop 6 service from week 19 for a period of eight weeks. The Loop 6 service will resume in week 27 (westbound ETA Fuzhou July 7, 2016).

Loop 4 and Loop 5 will cover the routes until Loop 6 will be resumed.

Port rotation Loop 4:

Ningbo • Shanghai (Yangshan) • Xiamen • Shekou • Hong Kong • Yantian • Singapore • Colombo • Southampton • Antwerp • Hamburg • Rotterdam • Jeddah • Jebel Ali • Singapore • Hong Kong • Ningbo

Port rotation Loop 5:

Kwangyang • Pusan • Shanghai (Yangshan) • Ningbo • Kaohsiung • Yantian • Singapore • Le Havre • Rotterdam • Hamburg • Southampton • Singapore • Shekou • Kaohsiung • Kwangyang

Other Asia-Europe services operated by the G6 Alliance will link all major ports with weekly departures. If necessary, further modifications of the schedule will be made.

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