Reefer cargo diverted from Dalian as city-wide COVID-19 testing rolls on

Shipping line Hapag-Lloyd is calling on customers to divert reefer containers away from the Chinese port of Dalian following a COVID-19 outbreak in the city. In a 21 November customer advisory, the German container carrier noted that there is a restriction concerning frozen meat and seafood products bound to the port. Hapag-Lloyd wrote that customers […]


OOCL announces China Straits Service 3

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has introduced its new China Straits Service 3 (CSS3), strengthening its China to South-East Asia service network. The launch of this new service is to supplement CSS1 and CSS2 which were launched in 2020 and will further the network coverage between China, Singapore, and Malaysia, providing customer with competitive and […]


Hapag-Lloyd omits Savannah from its EC2 service

Shipping liner Hapag-Lloyd has omitted the Port of Savannah from its East Coast 2 Loop (EC2) service which connects Asia to North America amid backlogs at the port. The omission will start on week 50, 2021 and will continue through till week 1, 2022. This will mean that the ONE Hawk, Hyundai Honour, Rome Express […]

DP World

DP World reports 11.9% growth in September 2021

In its September 2021 report, DP World has revealed it experienced a 11.9% growth, handling a total of 58.4 million TEU year-to-date across its global portfolio of container terminals, pushing year-on-year volumes to increase by 11.4%. In Q3 2021, DP World handled 19.8 million TEU, a rise of 8.1% year-on-year. This volume growth was mainly […]


COSCO launches Transpacific BCO Express Lines

COSCO Shipping Lines (CSL) has launched two new express lines, the Prince Rupert Express Line (CEN-Express), and the Los Angeles Express Line (CEN-Plus). The new Prince Rupert Express Line calls at Qingdao (China) – Shanghai (China) – Prince Rupert (Canada), while the Los Angeles express calls at Tianjin (China) – Qingdao (China) – Shanghai (China) […]