Rearranging Middle East services
Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Yang Ming, the members of The Alliance, have specified the changes to their network they announced in January 2020 and released updated details concerning their service network on the Asia-Middle East trade-lanes.
THE Alliance will introduce three newly organised express loops as from early April 2020. The AG1 will call the ports of Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Xiamen – Shekou – Singapore – Jebel Ali – Dammam – Hamad – Sohar – Singapore and back to Ningbo.
The second service, AG 2, will follow the port rotation from Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Port Kelang – Jebel Ali – Hamad – Umm Qasr – Hamad – Jebel Ali – Singapore and back to Shanghai.
The third service, AG 3, will run from Qingdao – Pusan – Shanghai – Singapore – Jebel Ali – Dammam – Jubail – Abu Dhabi – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong and back to Qingdao. (mw)