Hapag-Lloyd halts Asia-Red Sea service

Hapag-Lloyd halts Asia-Red Sea service

Hapag-Lloyd is suspending its Asia-Red Sea (AR1) service until further notice.

The German shipping giant cited the ongoing tensions in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden as reasons for the latest suspension.

Here is an overview of the remaining AR1 sailings, including vessel voyage, direction and route: 

© Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd reported that it is are currently working on alternative routes to serve the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden ports and these will be announced in the near future. 

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In a statement addressed to its customers, the shipping liner said: “We will resume our services through the Suez Canal when it is deemed safe for our vessels, crews, and your cargo on board.”

Earlier this year, Hapag-Lloyd and A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) signed an agreement for a new long-term operational partnership.

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