News Release

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

G6 Alliance Announces Asia - Europe Schedule Update (August 18, 2015)

August 18, 2015 – Hong KongMembers of the G6 Alliance today announced additional four void sailings within their Asia-Europe product in response to changes in market demand.

As the G6 Alliance continues to review its product profile, the following void sailings are planned for the subsequent services and weeks:

  • Loop 6 service in week 40 (westbound ETA Kaohsiung, October 1, 2015). Kaohsiung will be added as a westbound call, while Jebel Ali will be inserted on the eastbound leg of Loop 7. The westbound Colombo and Xiamen calls will be added into Loop 4.

  • Loop 7 service in week 41 (westbound ETA Qingdao, October 5, 2015). Qingdao will be added to Loop 4 on the westbound leg in the corresponding week, while Gdansk, Gothenburg and Antwerp calls will be covered by Loop 5 on the eastbound direction during the same timeframe.

  • Loop 4 service in week 42 (westbound ETA Ningbo, October 16, 2015). The westbound Le Havre call will be covered by Loop 6 in the respective week.


  • Loop 5 service in week 43 (westbound ETA Kwangyang, October 23, 2015). While the specific loops which will add westbound Kwangyang and Pusan have not yet been determined, G6 Alliance members will announce these detailed schedule changes once they are confirmed.

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.

For more information, please contact:

Toshihiko Sato, Assistant Vice President, Network Planning

MOL Liner Ltd.

Tel: (852) 2823 8081 / Fax: (852) 2527 3849