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  June 19th, 2015 | Written by

G6 Alliance Announces Service Enhancements

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  • G6 responds to market demand, offers additional service enhances in the Asia-North America trade

In response to market demand, members of the G6 Alliance—APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line—announce service enhancements in the Asia-North America (Pacific Southwest) trade.

The G6 Alliance offers a variety of service between Asia and Europe, Asia and North America as well as on the Transatlantic, covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings.

The new G6 enhancements include:

Central China 2 (CC2) Service—Additional Busan call

The CC2 service will be upgraded to include a permanent Busan call. Transit times from other origins will remain unchanged.


New Port Rotation:

Ningo → Shanghai → Busan → Long Beach → Ningbo

Effective Voyage:

OOCL Kuala Lumpur OKL 075E ETA Ningbo: June 28, 2015; ETA Long Beach: July 16, 2015


South China 1 (SC1) Service—Additional Kaohsiung call

The SC1 service will be upgraded to include an additional eastbound Kaohsiung call.


New Port Rotation:

Xiamen → Chiwan → Yantian → Kaohsiung → Los Angeles → Oakland → Kaohsiung → Xiamen

Effective Voyage:

APL Houston AHT 008E ETA Xiamen: July 1, 2015; ETA Los Angeles: July 20, 2015