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Maersk tweaks Asian routes

[ June 23, 2016   //   ]

New direct coverage from Qingdao and Xingang into the UK are among the features of a revamped Maersk Line schedule from Asia and North Europe. Maersk will also continue to offer a Southampton and adds a new direct call from Yokohama.

It forms part of an optimisation of the Danish-owned carrier’s  optimised Asia-North Europe schedule.

Maersk adds that it has redesigned the network to ensure it is better equipped to deal with contingencies.

Eastbound, there is a new direct servicefrom Felixstowe to Xingang. Maersk also promises improved schedule reliability for exports from the UK, while maintaining fast transit times to primary Far East destinations.