G6 Alliance implements Asia-Europe Winter Program

Eight void sailings in Asia-Europe trade / Response to expected low demand

10 Oct 2013

Members of the G6 Alliance have announced the withdrawal of eight Asia-Europe sailings from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand over the winter season. The void sailings will be made on the following services:

Asia-North Europe services
Loop 7 service in week 44 (ETA Qingdao 28 October 2013)
Loop 4 service in week 47 (ETA Ningbo 22 November 2013)
Loop 6 service in week 48 (ETA Kaohsiung 25 Nov. 2013)
Loop 1 service in week 1 (ETA Kobe 4 January 2014)
Loop 6 service in week 7 (ETA Kaohsiung 10 February 2014)

Asia-Mediterranean services
EUM service in week 44 (ETA Pusan 27 October 2013)
EUM service in week 48 (ETA Pusan 24 November 2013)
EUM service in week 7 (ETA Pusan 9 February 2014)

The G6 Alliance continues to offer a variety of services between the Far East and Europe covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings, and to make service adjustments where necessary.

The G6 Alliance members are: APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line.

Hapag-Lloyd press release