CMA CGM Stops Slotting on Maersk’s South East Asia – New Zealand Services
CMA CGM terminates its slot sharing agreement with Maersk’s South East Asia – New Zealand services ANZEX 2 and ANZEX 2S in June. Both services are served by 5 vessels and run on a weekly frequency with a 35 day-rotation. While the ANZEX 2 serves the northern islands of New Zealand with an average weekly service capacity of 2,870 TEU, the ANZEX 2S service focuses on New Zealand’s southern islands with an average service capacity of 4,500 TEU per week. Hapag Lloyd takes slots on the ANZEX 2 service branding it NZA2.
CMA CGM however continues to cover this trade lane with two other services. CMA CGM’s KIX service is jointly operated with APL (NAX) and it will continue deploying 6 vessels on a weekly frequency. It has an average weekly service capacity of 2,825 TEU and Hanjin is taking slots on the service branding it AAZ.
CMA CGM (ANZEX) and OOCL’s (NZN) jointly operated South East Asia – New Zealand service covers the southern islands of New Zealand and deploys 7 vessels on a weekly frequency. Maersk takes slots on the service, which has an average weekly service capacity of 2,545 TEU.
ANZEX 2: Tanjung Pelepas - Singapore - Sydney - Nelson - Wellington - Tauranga - Tanjung Pelepas.(North of NZ's island)
ANZEX 2S: Tanjung Pelepas - Singapore - Brisbane - Auckland - Lyttelton - Port Chalmers - Tan- jung Pelepas. (South of NZ's island)
KIX/ NAX: Singapore - Port Kelang - Brisbane - Sydney - Auckland - Napier - Tauranga - Brisbane - Singapore
ANZEX/ NZN: Hong Kong - Chiwan (Shenzhen) - Ningbo - Shanghai - Busan - Suva - Auckland - Port Chalmers - Lyttelton - Napier - Tauranga - Noumea - Hong Kong