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April 14, 2015

G6 Alliance announces Asia - North America Summer Programme

TOKYO, 14 April 2015: Members of the G6 Alliance today announced the Summer Programme for Asia - North America services in response to seasonal changes in market demand.

Resumed Services

The G6 Alliance will resume the CC2, NYE and SCE services with the following details:

CC2
Port rotation: Ningbo - Shanghai - Los Angeles / Long Beach - Ningbo
First Sailing: ETA Ningbo 17 May 2015

NYE
Port rotation: Kaohsiung - Ningbo - Shanghai (Yangshan) - Pusan - Panama Canal - Manzanillo (Panama) - Savannah - New York - Norfolk - Jacksonville - Manzanillo (Panama) - Panama Canal - Balboa - Pusan - Kaohsiung
First Sailing: ETA Kaohsiung 31 May 2015

SCE
Port rotation: Xiamen - Kaohsiung - Da Chan Bay - Hong Kong - Yantian - Panama Canal - Manzanillo (Panama) - Kingston - Savannah - Charleston - Kingston - Manzanillo (Panama) - Panama Canal - Xiamen
First Sailing: ETA Xiamen 26 May 2015

Service Enhancements

CC1 - Additional Qingdao call
CC1 service will be upgraded to include the port of Qingdao.

New port rotation: Qingdao - Shanghai - Kwangyang - Pusan - Los Angeles - Oakland - Pusan - Kwangyang - Qingdao
Effective voyage: ETA Qingdao 17 May 2015

PA2 - Focus on Korea & Japan markets
PA2 service will be adjusted to focus on connecting the Korean and Japanese markets with North America.

New port rotation: Tokyo - Kobe - Pusan - Balboa - Panama Canal - Manzanillo(Panama) - Miami - Jacksonville - Savannah - Charleston - New York - Norfolk - Manzanillo(Panama) - Panama Canal - Balboa - Los Angeles - Oakland - Tokyo
Effective voyage: ETA Tokyo 26 May 2015

Service Rationalisation

Combined Service - Suspended
As a result of resuming NYE and SCE, the current combined service will be suspended.

Combined service original rotation : Xiamen - Kaohsiung - Hong Kong - Yantian - Shanghai (Yangshan) - Pusan - Panama Canal - Manzanillo (Panama) - Kingston - Savannah - Charleston - New York - Norfolk - Jacksonville - Kingston - Manzanillo(Panama) - Panama Canal - Balboa - Pusan - Xiamen
The last sailing will be ZIM Colombo 040E, ETA Xiamen 21 May 2015

CC3 & SE1 - Leaving G6 Alliance
CC3 and SE1 services will be withdrawn from the G6 Alliance. APL will continue to operate the CC3 service with US-flagged vessels, independent of the G6 Alliance.

CC3 original rotation:
Qingdao - Shanghai - Pusan - Yokohama - Los Angeles - Oakland - Yokohama - Pusan - Qingdao
The last sailing under G6 Alliance will be APL Holland 225E, ETA Qingdao 9 May 2015

SE1 original rotation:
Singapore - Chiwan - Kaohsiung - Los Angeles - Yokohama - Kaohsiung - Singapore
The last sailing will be APL Florida 036E, ETA Singapore 6 May 2015

The G6 Alliance continues to offer a variety of services between Asia and North America covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings, and to make service adjustments where necessary. The G6 Alliance also offers services on the Asia-Europe and Transatlantic trade lanes.

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

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