Maersk, APL, OOCL and CMA Announce Details On Their Asia – India Service Agreement
The four carriers Maersk, APL, OOCL and CMA announced a new cooperation for Asia to India services (see related news below). Aditionally, Emirates Shipping, Hamburg Sud, and Regional Container Lines will take slots on the new services. Overall, there are three services affected. The details can be seen in the schedule below. Please be informed that “tbc” indicates that the participation of the named carrier is not yet confirmed.
CIX, CIS: Nansha - Chiwan - Hong-Kong - Singapore - Colombo - Nhava Sheva - Pipavav - Colombo - Port Kelang - Singapore - Nansha.
CIX3, India Far East, RKI: Shanghai - Ningbo - Xiamen - Hong-Kong - Singapore - Colombo - Nhava sheva - Pipavav - Port Kelang - Singapore - Hong-Kong - Shanghai.
FI3, CIMEX 2-N: Tianjin - Dalian - Qingdao - Kwangyang - Busan - Ningbo - Hong-Kong - Singapore - Tanjung Pelepas - Colombo - Pipavav - Nhava Sheva - Bin Qasim - Singapore – Tianjin
January 14, 2014
CMA CGM, MAERSK; OOCL and APL New Asia – Indian Subcontinent Service Agreement
CMA CGM, MAERSK, OOCL and APL formed a new cooperation effecting 3 Far East to Indian Subcontinent services, namely CIMEX 2/FM3 (CMA/MAERSK), CIX (OOCL) and CIX3 (OOCL). Additionally, EMIRATES SHIPPING LINE, HAMBURG SUED and RCL (Regional Container Lines) will partner the new routes in a slot sharing agreement.
Starting February, 2014, there will be 18 vessels employed on the services bringing the average weekly capacity to 17,500 TEU. The new cooperation allows each of the partners to offer 3 times per week sailings compared to 1 time per week sailing prior to the agreement.
Under the cooperation the CIMEX 2/FM 3 service will be divided into a North, Central and South route. The final port rotations will be as follows:
CIMEX 2-N: Tianjin – Dalian – Qingdao – Kwangyang – Busan – Ningbo – Hong Kong – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Colombo – Pipavav – Nhava Sheva – Port Qasim – Singapore – Tianjin
CIMEX 2-C: Shanghai – Ningbo – Xiamen – Hong Kong – Singapore – Colombo – Nhava Sheva – Pipavav –Port Kelang– Singapore – Hong Kong – Shanghai
CIMEX 2-S: Nansha – Chiwan – Hong Kong – Singapore – Colombo – Nhava Sheva – Pipavav –Colombo – Port Kelang– Singapore – Nansha
CIX: Xingang – Dalian – Qingdao – Busan – Hong Kong – Chiwan – Singapore – Colombo – Mumbai– Nhava – Sheva (JNPT) – Pipavav – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong – Xingang
CIX3: Shanghai – Ningbo – Xiamen – Hong Kong – Shekou – Singapore – Port Kelang – Mumbai-Nhava Sheva – Pipavav – Colombo – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong – Xiamen – Shanghai