THE Alliance announces Asia-North America West Coast service update

Members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have announced a services update today regarding their Trans Pacific - West Coast products in response of schedule integrity improvement, extensive product enhancement and better cost efficiency. The update of THE Alliance product will feature total six services in Asia/North America West Coast. The PS5 and PS8 services will conjugate into one combined service and cater for customers connecting the key ports of North China, Central China and North America gate ports. The base plan of the six services update will be as follows:

PS8: Original Rotation: Xingang – Qingdao – Shanghai (Waigaoqiao) – Pusan – Prince Rupert – Los Angeles – Tacoma – Pusan – Kwanyang – Xingang

Final sailing:
Eastbound – M/V YM MANDATE 056E, ETA Xingang 23 July
Westbound – M/V YM MANDATE 056W, ETA Prince Rupert 8 August

PS5: Qingdao – Shanghai (Waigaoqiao) – Ningbo – Los Angeles/Long Beach – Oakland – Qingdao

Effective sailings:
Eastbound – M/V CONTI CRYSTAL 104E, ETA Qingdao 6 August
Westbound – M/V CONTI CRYSTAL 104W, ETA Los Angeles/Long Beach 24 August

PS4: Hong Kong – Yantian – Kaohsiung – Keelung – Los Angeles/Long Beach – Oakland – Keelung – Kaohsiung – Hong Kong

Effective sailings:
Eastbound – M/V YM MUTUALITY 060E, ETA Hong Kong 4 August
Westbound – M/V YM MUTUALITY 060W, ETA Los Angeles/Long Beach 20 August

PS6: Ningbo – Shanghai (Waigaoqiao) – Pusan – Los Angeles/Long Beach – Oakland – Tokyo – Ningbo

Effective sailings:
Eastbound – M/V HUMBER BRIDGE 074E, ETA Ningbo 9 August
Westbound – M/V HUMBER BRIDGE 074W, ETA Los Angeles/Long Beach 27 August

PS7: Xiamen – Hong Kong – Yantian – Los Angeles/Long Beach – Oakland – Xiamen

Effective sailings:
Eastbound – M/V MOL BEACON 023E, ETA Xiamen 2 August
Westbound – M/V MOL BEACON 023W, ETA Los Angeles/Long Beach 21 August

PN3: Hong Kong – Yantian – Ningbo – Shanghai (YangShan) – Pusan – Prince Rupert – Vancouver – Seattle – Pusan – Kwangyang – Hong Kong

Effective sailings:
Eastbound – M/V LEVERKUSEN EXPRESS 023E, ETA Hong Kong 29 July
Westbound – M/V LEVERKUSEN EXPRESS 023W, ETA Prince Rupert 15 August

All other services of THE Alliance covering Asia to North America West Coast remain unchanged. THE Alliance will maintain its wide variety of services between Trans Pacific - West Coast, covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings, and will strive to continuously make service refinements whenever necessary to provide exceptional products in the marketplace.

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About Hapag-Lloyd
With a fleet of 221 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 1.6 TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world's leading liner shipping companies. The Company has around 12,300 employees and 387 offices in 127 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of 2.3 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 124 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents. Hapag-Lloyd is one of the leading operators in the Transatlantic, Middle East, Latin America and Intra-America trades.


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