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G6 Alliance Announces Asia - Europe Coverage Enhancements

In response to market demand, members of the G6 Alliance today announced the below enhancements, which will improve Asia - Europe transit time as well as coverage.

NYK will continue to make every effort to improve its quality and reliability to respond to the diversifying needs of customers.

(1) Additional Gdansk call

The Loop 7 service will be extended to serve the Baltic market directly by adding calls at the ports of Gdansk. The new port rotation will be as follows:

Qingdao -  Shanghai (Yangshan) - Hong Kong - Yantian - Singapore - Rotterdam - Hamburg - Gdansk - Southampton - Singapore - Yantian - Qingdao

Effective from the following voyage: Hong Kong Express HGX 011W27, ETA Qingdao June 29, 2015, ETA Gdansk August 10, 2015


(2) Port Said WB call on Loop 4 service

The Loop 4 service will be adjusted to serve the Port Said westbound call. The new port rotation is below.

Ningbo - Shanghai (Yangshan) - Yantian - Singapore - Port Said - Le Havre - Southampton - Hamburg - Rotterdam - Port Said - Jeddah - Singapore - Hong Kong - Ningbo

Effective from the following voyage: Shanghai Express HAI 011W27, ETA Ningbo July 3, 2015


The G6 Alliance continues to offer a variety of services between Asia and Europe covering all major port pairs with weekly sailings, and will make service adjustments where necessary. The G6 Alliance also offers services on the Asia???North America and Transatlantic trade lanes.

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