IAG Cargo will deploy a Boeing 787 and Airbus 380 across new routes to Hyderabad, Chengdu, Philadelphia and Johannesburg in the New Year, boosting the carrier's ability to transport lucrative temperature sensitive goods.
ZIM and the G6 alliance (APL, HMM, MOL, Hapag-Lloyd, NYK and OOCL) are holding discussions in order to cooperate in the Asia-Pacific Northwest Coast trade, expanding the current cooperation between ZIM and G6 on the Asia-US East coast trade.
SITC and Sinotrans have launched a weekly Japan-Bohai Sea service from Dalian, Xingang, Weihai and Yantai to Osaka and Kobe this week, reports Alphaliner.
DP WORLD's London Gateway terminal welcomed the 5,057-TEU Safmarine Nokwanda, one of eight similar-sized vessels deployed on the weekly service from North Europe to South Africa carrying fruit and wine.
Hapag-Lloyd said it will revise and enhance its Gulf Caribbean Service (GCS).
Maersk said it will launch a new weekly intra-America service, MesoAmerica Express (MAE), that will connect the United States and Puerto Rico with Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic.
The G6 Alliance has unveiled plans to expand into the trans-Atlantic and Asia-U.S. West Coast trade lanes in a widely expected response to the proposed P3 Network partnership between the world’s three largest carriers, Maersk, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM.
TOTAL container volumes shipped from northern Europe to North America increased four per cent to 695,000 TEU in the third quarter compared to the previous quarter with only 231,000 TEU moved in September.
China Airlines launched a new Taoyuan, Taiwan-Nanjing, China-Zhengzhou, China cargo route, extending its existing Taoyuan-Nanjing route to Zhengzhou in central China.
NORTHERN China's Shijiazhuang airport has inaugurated a cargo charter flight service to Aktobe city in western Kazakhstan, reports Xinhua.