Hapag-Lloyd announces vessel delay and port omission on WAN service
Voyage 991N of the MV Balao (Hapag-Lloyd) was delayed in Australia due to industrial actions in Sydney, the shipping company said in a media release.
"Further delays were encountered on the route to New Zealand due to engine problems. Therefore, the vessels revised ETA at Vancouver will be November 29. In order to get the vessel back on schedule it has been decided to omit Adelaide during Balao 995S/N. All Southbound bookings to Adelaide will be discharged in Melbourne for connection to Adelaide," Hapag-Lloyd said.
Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Hapag-Lloyd AG emerged on September 1st, 1970 from the amalgamation of the two shipping companies Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft (Hapag / Hamburg-American Line) and North German Lloyd (NDL). The company's fleet of around 230 modern ships (total capacity of 1.6 million TEU) transport annually 7.6 million TEU. Hapag-Lloyd has one of the world’s largest and most modern reefer container fleets and operates global network of more than 130 liner services. The company employs around 13,000 staff working at more than 360 locations in 125 countries.