THE Alliance revises transatlantic routes

THE Alliance has revised its Transatlantic Network to offer a more stable network and cater for growing market demand. The AL1 service will be suspended while AL2 will operate from London Gateway and NW Europe to New York, Norfolk and Philadelphia before returning via New York to London Gateway. AL3 operates from London Gateway to Charleston, Savannah, Houston and Norfolk. AL4 operates from London Gateway and NW Europe to Veracruz, ... [+]

THE Alliance merges services

The ‘THE’ Alliance group of container lines - - Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming - say that the FE4 service between Asia and North Europe will remain merged with FE2 until the end of September 2020. FE2 will continue to serve Pusan, Shanghai, Ningbo, Yantian and Singapore along ... [+]

Southampton and London Gateway calls for THE Alliance

THE Alliance - Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming – has revealed details of its planned schedules for 2019, subject to regulatory approvals. The FE1 service from Japan and Singapore will call at Southampton as will the FE2 service from Korea, China and Singapore, FE4 from Ningbo and Shanghai ... [+]

THE Alliance to serve Southampton and London Gateway

Members of THE Alliance - Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming – have announced further details of the planned new schedules for April. Some details of the new service were announced in December. Two services from the Far East to Europe will call in Southampton (FE 2 and FE4), ... [+]

London Gateway breaks into the big time – updated

DP World’s London Gateway port is to handle its first direct Asia/Europe services from April when the newly formed The Alliance consortium starts operations at the Thameside terminal. Announcing its service plans, the grouping – which consists of Hapag Lloyd, K-Line, MOL, NYK Line and Yang Ming – said its FE3 and ... [+]

FMC gives green light to THE Alliance

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has given the green light to the five line ‘THE Alliance’ container grouping. It comprises Hapag-Lloyd; K Line; MOL; NYK; and Yang Ming, along with UASC, recently acquired by Hapag Lloyd. FMC approval applies only to trades to or from the US. [+]

UK port calls a mystery for THE Alliance

Members of THE Alliance – Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Mitsui OSK, NYK and Yang Ming – have outlined their plans for their 240-strong fleet when the new grouping goes into operation in April 2017. However, while all the new groupings five Asia/Europe services and five of the six transatlantic routes will call ... [+]

Six lines to form new shipping alliance

Yet another shipping alliance is born MOL, NYK, K Line, Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming are to create a new alliance covering all east-west trades including Asia-Europe/Mediterranean, the Transatlantic, Asia-North America and Asia-Middle East, and have signed a binding agreement. ‘THE Alliance’ is scheduled to begin operation in April 2017 subject to ... [+]

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