News Release

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

G6 Alliance announces Asia – North America Summer Programme


TOKYO, 14 April 2015: Members of the G6 Alliance today announced the Summer Programme for Asia – North America services in response to seasonal changes in market demand.  

 

Resumed Services

The G6 Alliance will resume the CC2, NYE and SCE services with the following details:

 

CC2

Port rotation: Ningbo – Shanghai – Los Angeles / Long Beach – Ningbo

First Sailing: ETA Ningbo 17 May 2015

 

NYE

Port rotation: Kaohsiung – Ningbo – Shanghai (Yangshan) – Pusan –

Panama Canal – Manzanillo (Panama) – Savannah – New York – Norfolk – Jacksonville - Manzanillo (Panama) – Panama Canal – Balboa – Pusan – Kaohsiung

First Sailing: ETA Kaohsiung 31 May 2015

 

SCE

Port rotation: Xiamen – Kaohsiung – Da Chan Bay – Hong Kong – Yantian – Panama Canal - Manzanillo (Panama) – Kingston – Savannah – Charleston – Kingston - Manzanillo (Panama) – Panama Canal – Xiamen

First Sailing: ETA Xiamen 26 May 2015

 

Service Enhancements

CC1 – Additional Qingdao call

CC1 service will be upgraded to include the port of Qingdao.

 

New port rotation: Qingdao – Shanghai – Kwangyang – Pusan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Pusan – Kwangyang – Qingdao

Effective voyage: ETA Qingdao 17 May 2015

 

PA2 – Focus on Korea & Japan markets

PA2 service will be adjusted to focus on connecting the Korean and Japanese markets with North America. 

 

New port rotation: Tokyo – Kobe – Pusan – Balboa – Panama Canal – Manzanillo(Panama) – Miami – Jacksonville – Savannah – Charleston – New York – Norfolk – Manzanillo(Panama) –  Panama Canal – Balboa – Los Angeles –

Oakland – Tokyo

Effective voyage: ETA Tokyo 26 May 2015

 

Service Rationalisation

 

Combined Service – Suspended

As a result of resuming NYE and SCE, the current combined service will be suspended.

Combined service original rotation : Xiamen – Kaohsiung – Hong Kong – Yantian – Shanghai (Yangshan) – Pusan –  Panama Canal –  Manzanillo (Panama) – Kingston – Savannah – Charleston –  New York – Norfolk –  Jacksonville –  Kingston – Manzanillo(Panama) – Panama Canal – Balboa - Pusan – Xiamen

The last sailing will be ZIM Colombo 040E, ETA Xiamen 21 May 2015

 

CC3 & SE1 – Leaving G6 Alliance

CC3 and SE1 services will be withdrawn from the G6 Alliance. APL will continue to operate the CC3 service with US-flagged vessels, independent of the G6 Alliance.

 

CC3 original rotation: Qingdao – Shanghai – Pusan – Yokohama – Los Angeles – Oakland – Yokohama – Pusan – Qingdao

The last sailing under G6 Alliance will be APL Holland 225E, ETA Qingdao 9 May 2015

 

SE1 original rotation: Singapore – Chiwan – Kaohsiung – Los Angeles –

Yokohama – Kaohsiung - Singapore

The last sailing will be APL Florida 036E, ETA Singapore 6 May 2015

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.

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