1. Latest News
  2. Submit Press Release
  1. PR Home
  2. Latest News
  3. Feeds
  4. Alerts
  5. Submit Free Press Release
  6. Journalist Account
  7. PRNewswire Distribution

G6 Alliance expands cooperation to Trans-Pacific trade

A year after the G6 Alliance was formed, creating one of the largest vessel networks in the Asia-to-Europe trade lane, the six member lines have agreed to expand their cooperation to the Asia-to-North America East Coast trade.

 
PRLog - Feb. 6, 2013 - A year after the G6 Alliance was formed, creating one of the largest vessel networks in the Asia-to-Europe trade lane, the six member lines have agreed to expand their cooperation to the Asia-to-North America East Coast trade.

The G6 Alliance will deploy more than 50 ships in the Trans-Pacific trade calling at almost 30 ports in Asia, North America East Coast, Canada, Central America, Caribbean, Indian Sub-continent, Mediterranean and the Middle East.

“Our cooperation in the Asia-to-Europe market has successfully provided customers with comprehensive service coverage as well as operating efficiencies,“ member carriers said in a statement. “This new agreement will bring the same winning formula to the Asia-to-North America East Coast trade and benefit shippers trading in this key trade lane.“

The new partnership is scheduled to begin in May 2013 with six coordinated services connecting Asian and North America East Coast ports. Three of the services will transit via the Suez Canal while the remaining three via the Panama Canal.

Member carriers said the new cooperation will be characterized by competitive transit times, broad port coverage and efficient containerships. The six coordinated services will offer an increased sailing frequency than what is currently offered by both The New World Alliance and the Grand Alliance combined.

The six loops are the result of the merger and revision of several existing services separately offered by the two alliances. It also includes an entirely new service to form a comprehensive and competitive Trans-Pacific network.

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

For further information, please contact:
Jotaro Tamura
Senior Vice President
Liner Network Planning, Yield Management, and Equipment Management,
MOL Liner, Ltd
Tel: + 852-2823-8103
Email: Jotaro.Tamura@mol-liner.com

--- End ---

Click to Share

Contact Email:
***@imageline.co.uk Email Verified
Source:Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
Phone:+ 44 (0) 20 7689 9009
Zip:EC2A 4HJ
City/Town:London - Greater London - United Kingdom
Industry:Maritime, container shipping
Tags:Conatainer shipping, mol, maritime
Shortcut:prlog.org/12074622
Disclaimer:   Issuers of the press releases are solely responsible for the content of their press releases. PRLog can't be held liable for the content posted by others.   Report Abuse

Latest Press Releases By “

More...

Trending News...



  1. SiteMap
  2. Privacy Policy
  3. Terms of Service
  4. Copyright Notice
  5. About
  6. Advertise
Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share