CKYHE Alliance, COSCON, “K”Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line is reorganizing their service network for Asia, North Europe and Asia, Mediterranean trades in 2016.
CKYHE Alliance will provide five Asia, North Europe services (NE2/NE3/NE5, CEM/NE6/NE7) and four Asia, Mediterranean services (MD1/MD2/HPM, MD3/FEM) with the optimum port coverage throughout Asia, North Europe, East Mediterranean, and West Mediterranean region from end of March of 2016.
The move is part of the alliance’s plan to continuously offer quality service to customers by enhancing service efficiency, providing stable transit time and offering more flexible port, pair options.
CKYHE’s Asia, North Europe service, starting with the NE2 will deploy ten 14000TEU vessels and run port rotation from Hong Kong to Nansha, Kaohsiung, Yantian, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, Rotterdam, Felixstowe, Hamburg, Antwerp, Piraeus, Singapore and back to Hong Kong.
The NE3 service will deploy 11 vessels each with a capacity of 13000TEUs and rotate between Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Singapore, Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Shanghai and Xingang.
The NE5/CEM service deploys ten 14000TEU vessels with a port rotation from Kaohsiung to Shanghai, Ningbo, Taipei, Yantian, Tanjung Pelepas, Rotterdam, Felixstowe, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Colombo then back to Tanjung Pelepas and Kaohsiung.
The NE6 service runs nine 13000TEU vessels from Pusan to Shanghai, Yantian, Singapore, Algeciras, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Algeciras, Singapore, Yantian and Pusan.
The NE7 deploys ten 14000TEU vessels from Xiamen to Ningbo, Shanghai, Shekou, Colombo, Piraeus, Felixstowe, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Piraeus and Xiamen.
For its Asia – Mediterranean Service, CKYHE will be making some changes to its MD1 Pendulum service which will see the deployment of 15 vessels of 10000TEU capacities. The service will call at Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Nansha, Yantian, Singapore, Port Said(West), Ashdod, Piraeus, Genoa, Piraeus, Port Said(West), Port Kelang, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Yantian, Long Beach, Seattle before returning to Qingdao.
The MD2 service will deploy of nine vessels with sizes of 8500/14000TEU. The service will call at Xiamen, Ningbo, Shanghai, Kaohsiung, Yantian, Singapore, Piraeus, Genoa, Barcelona, FOS, Piraeus, Colombo, Singapore, Hong Kong and back to Xiamen.
The HPM/MD3 Pendulum service will deploy fifteen 10000-TEU vessels and call at Pusan, Kwanyang, Ningbo, Shanghai, Yantian, Singapore, Jeddah, Port Said(West), Malta, La Spezia, Valencia, Barcelona, Genoa, Malta, Jeddah, Singapore, Yantian, Shanghai, Kwanyang, Pusan, Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle then back to Pusan.
The FEM service will be operated by eight vessels with sizes of 5500 and 8000 TEU. The service will call at Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Taipei, Yantian, Shekou, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Ashdod, Alexandra, Piraeus, Jeddah, Tanjung Pelepas, Shekou, Kaohsiung then back to Qingdao.