• 2021 January 15 17:29

    OCEAN Alliance Day 5 Product signing ceremony

    It has been four years since the commencement of the OCEAN Alliance. The quality of service and the development with our customers are always our priorities. The Day 5 Product, with an improved and optimized global network based on Day 4 Product, intends to deploy an estimated capacity of 333 vessels with an aggregating capacity of 4.10 million TEUs.

    "Benefiting from the economy of scale from mega ships, OCEAN Alliance would further strengthen our service offer, with more comprehensive coverage, faster transit time, and better service integrity".

    The year 2021 is deemed to be full of opportunities and challenges. OCEAN Alliance is always pursuing the constant improvement and optimization of our product to better serve your business through wider coverage, better schedule integrity in the following services:

    20 Transpacific services (with 13 Asia - West Coast North America services, 7 Asia - East Coast North America and U.S. Gulf services)

    7 Asia - Europe services
    4 Asia - Mediterranean services
    3 Transatlantic services(including one Non-OA loops)
    4 Asia - Middle East services
    2 Asia - Red Sea services  

    7 Asia - Europe services:
    The OCEAN Alliance maintain 7 service loops, provide weekly 7 Asia to the Netherlands loops, 5 Asia to Germany loops, 5 Asia to Belgium loops and 5 Asia to the United Kingdom which are most competitive product on comprehensive coverage and high-frequency service in the market. Based on COSCO SHIPPIING’s regional Hub Zeebrugge, Rotterdam, Gdansk, our feeder network can further extend to Spanish Bilbao, Ireland, and Baltic region like Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Finland, Lithuania and Russia.

    AEU1: Shanghai-Ningbo-Xiamen-Yantian-Singapore-SUEZ Canal-Felixstowe-Zeebrugge-Gdansk-Wilhelmshaven-Piraeus-SUEZ Canal-Singapore-Yantian-Shanghai
    AEU3: Tianjin-Dalian-Qingdao-Shanghai-Ningbo-Singapore--SUEZ Canal-Piraeus-Rotterdam- Hamburg-Antwerp- Rotterdam-SUEZ Canal-Shanghai-Tianjin
    AEU7: Xiamen-Nansha-Hong Kong-Yantian-Cai Mep-Port Kelang-Suez Canal-Piraeus-Hamburg-Rotterdam-Zeebrugge-Felixstowe-Suez Canal-Singapore-Hong Kong-Xiamen

    AEU2: Tianjin-Busan-Ningbo-Shanghai-Yantian-Singapore-Suez Canal- Le Havre-Dunkirk-Hamburg-Rotterdam-Southampton-Malta-SUEZ Canal-Port Kelang-Tianjin
    AEU6: Qingdao-Ningbo-Shanghai-Yantian-Singapore-SUEZ Canal- Tangier-Southampton-Rotterdam-Antwerp-Le Havre-Tangier-SUEZ Canal-Jeddah-Jebel Ali-Port Kelang- Qingdao
    AEU5: Kaohsiung-Qingdao- Shanghai-Ningbo-Taipei-Yantian-Tanjung Pelepas-SUEZ Canal-Rotterdam-Felixstowe-Hamburg-Rotterdam-SUEZ Canal-Colombo- Tanjung Pelepas -Kaohsiung
    AEU9: Tianjin-Ningbo-Shanghai-Yantian-Singapore-Colombo-SUEZ Canal-Antwerp- Hamburg-Rotterdam-Piraeus- SUEZ Canal-Port Kelang-Tianjin

    4 Asia- Mediterranean services:

    4 express services: 2 West Mediterranean Express provides competitive transit time between Far East and Italy, Spain and South France, 1 dedicated Adriatic Express and the unique direct service to Black Sea. Meanwhile, the Mediterranean service is further enhanced 12 Piraeus feeders and the China-Europe Rail Express service, which provide rapid and smooth connection to hinterland like Czech Republic, Hungary to the north and Egypt to the south, Spain to the west, and on top of above, new feeder services will be established for Israel and North Africa separately to provide reliable services.

    AEM1: Qingdao-Shanghai-Ningbo-Kaohsiung-Hong Kong-Yantian-Singapore-SUEZ Canal-Piraeus-La Spezia-Genoa-Fos-Valencia-Piraeus-SUEZ Canal -
    Colombo-Singapore-Hong Kong-Qingdao
    AEM2: Qingdao-Pusan-Shanghai-Ningbo-Nansha-Yantian-Singapore-SUEZ
    Canal-Malta-Valencia-Barcelona-Fos-Genoa-Malta-Beirut-SUEZ Canal-
    Jeddah-Jebel Ali-Port Kelang-Xiamen-Qingdao.
    AEM3: Pusan-Shanghai-Ningbo- Xiamen-Shekou-Singapore-SUEZ Canal-Port Said West-Beirut- Istanbul Evyap (Izmit)-Istanbul Ambarli (Avcilar)-Constanza-Odessa-Piraeus-Port Said West-SUEZ Canal-Jeddah-Port Kelang-Pusan
    AEM6:Shanghai-Ningbo-Pusan-Shekou-Singapore-SUEZ Canal-Malta-Koper-Trieste-Rijeka- Port Said West-SUEZ Canal-Jeddah-Port Kelang-Shekou-Shanghai

    20 Transpacific services

    9 Pacific Southwest services

    The PSW services provide comprehensive coverage in Far East, including Northern, Central, Southern China, Taiwan, South Korea and key countries in Southeast Asia to the major ports in the Southwest North America. Within the 9 PSW services, we provide five weekly services from South China, four weekly services from North and Central China, four weekly services from Southeast Asia. Each loop enables us to provide the leading transit time in different sectors as well as the most efficient solutions to our clients.  

    AAS2: Nansha- Yantian-Xiamen- Los Angeles-Nansha

    CEN: Tianjin-Qingdao-Shanghai -Prince Rupert- Los Angeles -Seattle-Tianjin
    SEA2:(AWE5)-Port Kelang-Singapore- Laem Chabang-Cai Mep-Yantian- Los Angeles -Oakland-Yantian-(AWE5)
    AAC2:Qingdao-Shanghai-Ningbo- Los Angeles -Oakland-Pusan-Qingdao
    SEA:Kaohsiung-Cai Mep-Nansha-Hong Kong-Yantian-Kaohsiung- Long Beach –Kaohsiung
    AAS3:Taipei-Xiamen -Hong Kong- Los Angeles -Oakland-Taipei
    AAS4:(MEX5) – Port Kelang-Cai Mep-Hong Kong- Kaohsiung-Taipei- Los Angeles - Tacoma- Kaohsiung- (MEX5)
    AAC4:Ningbo-Shanghai-Pusan- Long Beach -Pusan-Ningbo
    AACI: (AWE) - Port Kelang-Laem Chabang-Haiphong-Shanghai-Ningbo-Long Beach-Oakland-Lianyungang-Qingdao-Shanghai-Ningbo-Yantian-Cai Mep-Singapore- (AWE)

    4 Pacific Northwest services

    The PNW services consist of four services to provide the unique and advancing connections between Far East and Northwest North America, by calling four key ports in the Northwest North America, Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Tacoma and Seattle. Connections to various Far East ports would enhance the efficiency and reliability of the PNW product.

    CPNW:Hong Kong-Yantian-Ningbo-Shanghai-Prince Rupert-Vancouver- Shanghai-Hong Kong
    OPNW:Shekou-Hong Kong-Yantian-Kaohsiung-Vancouver-Seattle-Pusan-Kaohsiung-Shekou

    7 Asia - East Coast North America and U.S. Gulf services

    The AWE services provide direct links from China, South Korea and Southeast Asia countries to the major ports of East Coast North America and the US Gulf.

    AWE product consists of five USEC loops and two Gulf loops, of which five USEC loops covers various departures from Central, Southern China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia to New York and Savannah, etc in the East Coast of North America, including one Central China/New York express, one Southern China/New York express, one Central China/Savannah express, one Southern China/Savannah express and one dedicated service connecting Southeast Asia and East Coast of North America. The US Gulf product offers different Far East departures to the US Gulf destinations. In the meantime, offering tailor-made calls in the Gulf provides multiple solutions to our clients.  

    AWE1:Qingdao-Ningbo-Shanghai-Pusan-Colon-Savannah-Charleston-Boston-New York-Colon-Qingdao
    AWE2: Qingdao-Ningbo-Shanghai-Pusan-New York-Norfolk-Savannah-Qingdao
    AWE3: Xiamen-Kaohsiung -Hong Kong-Yantian -Colon-Savannah-New York-Norfolk -Baltimore -Xiamen
    AWE4: Cai Mep- Hong Kong-Yantian- Xiamen-Shanghai-Colon-New York-Savannah-Charleston-Cai Mep
    AWE5: (SEA2)-Yantian-Cai Mep-Singapore-Port Kelang-Colombo-Halifax-New York- Norfolk- Savannah-Charleston- Port Kelang- (SEA2)
    GME: Shanghai-Ningbo-Xiamen-Yantian-Houston-Mobile-Tampa-Shanghai
    GME2: Cai Mep-Singapore-Hong Kong-Shekou- Ningbo- Shanghai -Pusan-Houston-Mobile- New Orleans- Miami-Cai Mep

    3 Transatlantic services:
    The services provide direct connection between major ports in Europe and US including: Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, New York, Savannah, Charleston, Houston and Miami express. We keep improving customer experience by providing reliable and efficient service.

    TAE: Southampton-Antwerp-Rotterdam-Bremerhaven-Le Havre-New York-Norfolk-Savannah-Charleston-Southampton
    EAG: Le Havre-Antwerp-Rotterdam-Bremerhaven-Charleston-Miami-Veracruz-Altamira-Houston-New Orleans-Le Havre
    MENA(Non-OA loop):Algeciras-Fos-Genoa-La Spezia-Barcelona-Valencia-New York-Norfolk-Savannah-Miami- Algeciras

    4 Asia – Middle East services:
    OCEAN Alliance offer unmatched service in market by operating 4 loops. COSCO provide abundant space by deploying 20000TEU vessels in Middle East Trade. The highest frequency is provided: 4 weekly services from Central and South China, 3 services from North China, 4 weekly service to Jebel Ali and 3 services to Dammam. In 2021, we make further improvement on transit time by establishing fastest service to Sohar(18days from Central China to Sohar). Meanwhile, Middle East service is further enhanced by Abu Dhabi hub, which provide smooth connection to Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Oman and other Middle East countries. We provide leading service in the market as always.

    MEX: Qingdao-Shanghai-Ningbo-Nansha-Singapore-Jebel Ali-Abu Dhabi-Dammam- Abu Dhabi-Port Kelang-Qingdao
    MEX2: Lianyungang-Qingdao-Shanghai-Hong Kong –Shekou-Singapore-Jebel Ali-Hamad-Dammam-Jubail-Abu Dhabi-Singapore-Nansha-Lianyungang
    MEX4: Qingdao-Ningbo-Shekou-Singapore-Sohar-Jebel Ali-Bahrain-Dammam-Singapore- Qingdao
    MEX5: (PSW8)-Kaoshsiung-Ningbo-Shanghai-Shekou-Port Kelang-Jebel Ali
    -Umm Qasr-Jebel Ali-Port Kelang-Cai Mep-Hong Kong-Kaoshsiung-(PSW8)

    2 Asia - Red Sea services:
    The Red Sea services connect major ports in China and S.E.A to broad coverage of Red Sea ports including Jeddah, Sokhna, Aqaba, Djibouti express. By using Jeddah as hub we can further reach more ports including Aden and Hodeidah.

    RES1: Tianjin-Qingdao-Ningbo-Nansha-Shekou -Singapore-Jeddah-Sokhna-Aqaba-Jeddah-Port Kelang -Ningbo-Tianjin
    RES2: Shanghai-Ningbo-Taipei-Xiamen-Shekou-Singapore--Djibouti-Jeddah-Sokhna-Aqaba-Djibouti-Singapore-Shanghai

2021 March 8

11:52 AMSA: National float-free EPIRB inspection campaign delivers great results so far
10:31 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar 08, 2021

2021 March 7

16:14 Vard Marine announces change in Vice President of Ottawa operations
14:27 VOS Singapore delivers MWV Falgout to end client
13:41 USCG concludes monitoring diesel fuel clean-up near Sitka, Alaska
12:53 Seaspan acquires two 15,000 TEU containerships on long-term charters
11:36 Trelleborg acquires leading supplier of composite hoses
10:54 Vard Marine secures a new contract for the design of an amphibious and military sea transport for the Chilean Navy Escotillón IV Program

2021 March 6

18:20 Philly Shipyard begins fabrication on second NSMV
15:08 e5 Lab establishes Marindows Inc.
13:27 New wood-chip carrier for Hokuetsu Corporation delivered
12:31 Saipem and the Norwegian company, Elkem, sign a feasibility study agreement for the decarbonisation business
11:43 TDI-Brooks International, Inc. completes two EBS programs offshore Angola
10:59 Torqeedo and Poseidon announce new, commercial-grade electric drive for passenger ferries.

2021 March 5

18:27 Logimatic signs contract with Hapag-Lloyd for implementation of SERTICA on more than 70 of the largest container vessels
17:39 Ilya Muromets icebreaker to participate in expedition of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet and Russian Geographical Society
17:01 Association of Lithuanian Stevedoring Companies appoints new President
16:37 Keel laying ceremony for ‘Green Jade’ was held at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
15:44 Throughput of Port Vysotsky LLC in 2M’2021 fell by 2.1% Y-o-Y
15:22 Throughput of Taganrog port in 2M’2021 climbed by 7% Y-o-Y
14:56 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 2M’2021 rose by 70% Y-o-Y
14:47 IAA PortNews' greetings on the International Women's Day!
14:33 Krasnoye Sormovo to invest RUB 250 million in technical upgrading this year
14:15 HHI Group launches “Hydrogen Project” with Saudi Aramco
13:11 Eco-bonus for sustainable transport to and from the Stockholm region via Ports of Stockholm
12:48 Oboronlogistics to take part in preparation of Strategy for Development of Russia’s Shipbuilding Industry
12:32 ICTSI 2020 net income up 1% to US$101.8mln
12:26 Global Ports Investments announces its operational results and publishes its consolidated financial statements for 2020
12:01 EGS extends rail link Rotterdam-Bavaria
11:31 DNV advises PGE Baltica on setup of a joint venture structure to develop, build and operate two offshore wind plants in the Baltic Sea
11:01 LR completes purchase of C-MAP Commercial from Navico Group
10:45 Shipping company and chief officer convicted for dumping garbage in Great Barrier Reef
10:44 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar 5, 2021
10:40 RS contributes to improvement of STCW audits
10:18 Solstad Offshore announces contracts awards for two subsea construction vessels
10:07 Aker Solutions awarded Åsgard B modification contract
09:44 Bunker prices are stale at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:27 Oil market sees steady growth of prices
09:10 Baltic Dry Index as of March 4

2021 March 4

18:31 Royal Doeksen takes over Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam from Royal IHC
18:11 A.P. Moller- Maersk to pioneer a first-ever block train from Japan to UK via Trans-Siberian railway
18:03 Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 09, 2021
17:59 Torqeedo and Poseidon announce new, commercial-grade electric drive for passenger ferries
17:18 Rosmorport obtains approval of Glavgosexpertiza for dredging under project on construction of LNG terminal in Kamchatka
16:44 Nefteflot lays down two survey ships of Project RDB66.62
15:15 Global shipping CO2 emissions decreased 1% in 2020 - Marine Benchmark
14:32 BW Group and Miros launch fuel-saving, emissions-reducing JV
14:05 Zvezda Shipyard lays down seventh Aframax tanker, Academic Ivanter
13:32 IAA PortNews to hold webinar dedicated to Yenisey as one of Siberian waterways on March 17
13:01 APM Terminals Valencia assembles three new Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes
12:03 Expeditionary Survey Boat Hydrograaf named at Damen Shipyards Den Helder
11:46 Roadmap approved for reduction of coal industry’s environmental impact
11:03 DNV supports Hapag-Lloyd’s milestone green financing
10:29 Gazpromneft-Lubricants solidifies the cooperation with FESCO
10:17 DuPont awarded grant from Singapore’s National Water Agency to increase sustainability of desalination for clean water
10:08 Tallink Grupp reports its statistics for February 2021
09:44 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar 04, 2021
09:27 Oil prices continue rising
09:11 Baltic Dry Index as of March 3

2021 March 3

18:20 Star Bulk Carriers announces acquisition of two resale modern high specification Kamsarmax vessels