September 30, 2015

G6 Alliance announces Asia-North America Winter Program



<Hong Kong> Members of the G6 Alliance today announced the Winter Program for Asia – North America services in response to traditional seasonal changes in market demand. The following are the temporary service suspensions:

Asia – North America East Coast Service
The G6 Alliance will combine the NYE and SCE services into a single service with the following port rotation:

Xiamen – Kaohsiung –  Hong Kong – Yantian – Shanghai (Yangshan) – Pusan – Panama Canal –  Manzanillo – Kingston – Savannah – Charleston – New York – Norfolk – Jacksonville – Kingston – Manzanillo – Panama Canal – Balboa – Pusan – Xiamen

The first sailing of the combined service will start with the Week 44 sailing (ETA Xiamen October 29, 2015).

The last sailings of the temporarily suspended NYE and SCE services are as follows:

• NYE: Week 44 E/B (ETA Kaohsiung October 25, 2015) & Week 48 W/B (ETA Savannah November 23, 2015)
• SCE: Week 43 E/B (ETA Xiamen October 20, 2015) & Week 48 W/B (ETA Savannah November 22, 2015)



Asia – North America West Coast Service
The G6 Alliance will temporarily suspend the Central China 2 (CC2) service between Asia and the North America West Coast during the winter period starting from Week 44.

The last sailing for CC2 will be on Week 43 E/B (ETA Ningbo October 18, 2015) and Week 45 W/B (ETA Long Beach November 5, 2015). The Pusan Eastbound call will be added to the CC4 during the CC2 suspension resulting in the following rotation:

Shanghai (WaiGaoQiao) – Ningbo – Pusan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Shanghai (WaiGaoQiao)

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.