Business as usual for G6 despite NOL takeover

The G6 container shipping alliance said it expected its operations to continue as normal through 2016, despite the takeover of one of its members – APL/NOL – by CMA CGM, which belongs to the rival Ocean3 grouping. In a statement it said: “The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. Until there is further development, the G6 Alliance assures that its current service structure will remain stable, and expects to operate as ... [+]

G6 voids more sailings

The G6 Alliance (APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai, Mitsui OSK, NYK and OOCL) has voided a further four Asia-Europe sailings in September in response to changes in market demand. It follows a similar move in late July to mid-August. As before, additional calls have been added to other services. [+]

Another scalp for London Gateway

One of the transatlantic loops of the G6 Consortium is to relocate from Felixstowe to London Gateway. Management of the new London port announced at the DP World-sponsored VIP dinner on 29 April that the PA2 service, which operates from the US West Coast would switch as part of a ... [+]

FMC clears G6 extension

The Federal Maritime Commission has cleared the G6 lines' proposed extension of their operating alliance to include the US/North Europe and Far East/US West Coast trades. The Commission said that the G6 (APL, Hapag Lloyd, Hyundiai, MOL, NYK and OOCL) extension was unlikely to reduce competition or lead to increased ... [+]

G6 goes for Southampton and A.N. Other

The G6 Alliance (APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai, MOL, NYK and OOCL) has released details of port rotations for its proposed services on the Transatlantic and Asia-North America West Coast routes, announced in early December last year. Subject to the completion of regulatory review process, the 17 services are scheduled to start ... [+]

Alliances could control four fifths of some trades, warns ESC

The European Shippers' Council (ESC) said that the two major shipping alliances – the G6, which announced in early December that it will expand its cooperation to the transatlantic and Asia-North America West Coast and trade lanes and the planned P3 cooperation between Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM would have ... [+]

G6 to go Transatlantic

The G6 Alliance of container shipping lines is to expand its cooperation to the Asia-North America West Coast and Trans-Atlantic trade lanes. Some 42 ships will be deployed across five services including two pendulum services in the Trans-Atlantic trade lane calling at 25 ports covering the US East Coast, US ... [+]

G6 cuts sailings

The G6 Asia/Europe container shipping alliance is to cut five Asia-North Europe and three Asia-Mediterranean sailings from late October 2013 to February 2014, due to expected low demand over the winter season. All five of the void sailings were due to call in Southampton. [+]

G6 extends to Transpacific

One year on from its formation on the Asia-to-Europe trade lane, the G6 Alliance is to expand its cooperation to the Asia-to-North America East Coast trade. The G6 - APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line - will deploy more than ... [+]

G6 to stay at six

The G6 Alliance of container lines has decided not to introduce a seventh loop between Asia and Europe. It was originally suggested as a possibility when the new alliance was set up in March but not initiated due to unsuitable market conditions at that time but the alliance has not ... [+]

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