The members of THE Alliance would like to update the latest service adjustments in October in response to the demand changes in global shipping market amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the Chinese Golden Week holidays in early October. The details of service updates are listed below:
Asia and North Europe
FP1/FP2 will maintain their weekly sailings in October.
FE2/FE3 will maintain current rotation and their weekly sailings in October except for the following weeks:
Week 40 – FE2 void
Week 41 – FE3 void
For FE4, despite its temporary suspension, THE Alliance has deployed an Extra Loader Program as a substitute to cope with the market demand since Week 30. It will be voided on Week 40 & Week 41 and resume its sailings in Week 42 to Week 45 in October.
Asia and the Mediterranean
MD1/MD2/MD3 will maintain their weekly sailings in October except for the following weeks:
Week 41 – MD1, MD2 and MD3 void
Week 44 – MD1 void
Week 45 – MD2 and MD3 void
Transpacific – West Coast
All PSW and PNW loops will be reinstated in October except for the following weeks:
Week 41 – PS4, PS8, PN3 and PN4 void
Week 42 – PS6 void
Transpacific – East Coast (via Panama and Suez canals)
USEC loops will maintain their weekly sailings in October except for the following weeks:
Week 40 – EC3 void
Week 41 – EC2 and EC3 void
Week 43 – EC3 void
Asia, Middle East, and Red Sea
Week 40 – AG3 and AR1 void
Week 41 – AG2 void
AG1 will remain merged with AG3.
Week 41 – AL1 void
Week 43 – AL1 and AL4 void
Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, THE Alliance has acted swiftly and spontaneously to keep supply chains moving, and will continue doing so. The members of THE Alliance would like to thank their respective customers for their kind understanding and continuous support during these unprecedented times.
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