News Release

Thursday, 31 March 2016

G6 Alliance announces Asia - Europe Schedule Update

March 31, 2016 – Hong Kong - Members of the G6 Alliance today announced additional void sailings within their Asia-Europe product to adjust to market demand.

As the G6 Alliance continues to review its product profile, the Loop 6 service’s further void sailings will start from Week 19 for an additional period of 8 weeks.

In order to deliver continuous coverage and services, the G6 Alliance will continue to provide the following rotation until the Loop 6 service resumes.

Loop 4 : Ningbo – Shanghai (Yangshan) – Xiamen – Shekou – Hong Kong – Yantian – Singapore – Colombo – Southampton – Antwerp – Hamburg – Rotterdam – Jeddah – Jebel Ali – Singapore – Hong Kong – Ningbo

Loop 5 : Kwangyang – Busan – Shanghai (Yangshan) – Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Yantian - Singapore – Le Havre – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Southampton – Singapore – Shekou – Kaohsiung – Kwangyang

The Loop 6 service will resume in Week 27 (westbound ETA Fuzhou 7th July).

The G6 Alliance continues to offer a variety of services between Asia and Europe covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings, and to make further service adjustments where necessary.

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

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For more information, please contact:

Toshihiko Sato, Assistant Vice President, Network Planning MOL Liner Ltd. Tel: (852) 2823 8081