Ocean Network Express boosts Asia-Australia services
JAPAN's Ocean Network Express (ONE) is to enhance services covering Asia and Australia.
The Singapore-headquartered container liner said starting October 2019, ONE's South East Asia-Australia service will be expanded to a 2-loop service, SEA Australia Loop 1 (AU1) and SEA Australia Loop 2 (AU2).
Both AU1 and AU2 will be launched through a joint-partnership with ANL, Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line, offering improved frequencies and market competitive transit times, with direct port calls at Laem Chabang, Port Kelang and Jakarta.
ONE's current service between North East Asia-Australia, operated jointly with Maersk Line, continues operation with added double call at Brisbane.
The SEA Australia Loop 1 (AU1) will operate with seven vessels at a nominal capacity of 8,500 TEU and the first sailing will commence on October 23 from Laem Chabang.
The port rotation of the AU1: Laem Chabang, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Port Kelang, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Singapore, Port Kelang, Tanjung Pelepas and returing to Laem Chabang.
The SEA Australia Loop 2 (AU2) will operate with six vessels at a nominal capacity of 5,700 TEU and the first sailing will commence on October 25 from Tanjung Pelepas.
The port rotation of the AU2: Tanjung Pelepas, Port Kelang, Singapore, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle, Jakarta and returning to Tanjung Pelepas.
The NEA Australia Loop (AUN) will operate with seven vessels at a nominal capacity of 5,500 TEU with a port rotation of Yokohama, Osaka, Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and returning to Yokohama.