News Release

Friday, 22 July 2016

G6 Alliance Announces Asia-North America West Coast Service Update

July 22, 2016 – Hong KongMembers of the G6 Alliance today announced a change within their Asia - North America West Coast products in response to changes in market demand.


As the G6 Alliance continues to review its product profiles, the CC1 and CC2 will be merged into a combined service until further notice with the following port rotation and effective sailings:


CC1/CC2 Combo:

Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai (Waigaoqiao) – Kwangyang – Busan – Los Angeles / Long Beach – Oakland – Busan – Qingdao


Effective sailings:

Eastbound – OOCL UTAH 008E, ETA Qingdao, 30 July, 2016

Westbound – OOCL UTAH 008W, ETA Los Angeles / Long Beach, 18 August, 2016


All other services of the G6 Alliance covering Asia to North America West Coast will remain unchanged.


The G6 Alliance continues to offer a variety of weekly services between Asia and the North America West Coast covering all major port pairs and will make further service adjustments as 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