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April 2, 2020 (Update June 8, 2020)

Seafreight Update: Asia Far East Westbound Void Sailings - Q2 2020

Capacity adjustments are currently being made by various carriers resulting in the cancellation of departures on the Far East-Europe route. This will have an impact on the availability of preferred Seafreight Far East Trade-Lane routes in the second quarter of 2020. Currently, the following Asia/India-Europe sailings are affected:

Alliance

Alliance Service Name

seaexplorer Loop Name

FEWB Service Blanked to Northern Europe

2M

AE1/Shogun

Blue Whale 5

Week 14

2M

AE2/Swan/FE6

Blue Whale 1

Weeks 15 – 35

2M

AE6/Lion

Orca 4

Week 17 & 19

2M

AE7/Condor

Blue Whale 4

Week 16, 18, 20

Ocean Alliance

FAL1/AEU2/LL4/FX1

Beluga 1

Weeks 16 & 19

Ocean Alliance

FAL3/AEU6/LL5/FX3

Beluga 3

Weeks 16, 19 & 26

Ocean Alliance

FAL5/AEU1/LL1/NE1

Beluga 2

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Ocean Alliance

FAL6/AEU5/LL6/FX6/CEM

Beluga 5

Weeks 17 & 19

Ocean Alliance

FAL7/AEU7/LL3/FX7/NE7

Beluga 6

Weeks 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22 & 23

Ocean Alliance

FAL8/AEU9/LL7/FX8/CES

Beluga 9

Weeks 14, 15, 17, 19 &  21

THEA

FE2

Manta Ray 1

Weeks 15 & 17

THEA

FE3

Manta Ray 2

Week 19

THEA

FE4

Manta Ray 3

Weeks 17 & Weeks 19 - 35

THEA

FE5

Manta Ray 4

Weeks 16, 17, 19, 21 & 23

Alliance

Alliance Service Name

seaexplorer Loop Name

FEWB Service Blanked to Southern Europe

Ocean Alliance

PHOEX

Dolphin 6

Weeks 21, 22 & 24

Alliance

Alliance Service Name

seaexplorer Loop Name

India Service Blanked to Northern Europe

Cosco/Hapag/Yang Ming/ONE/OOCL

IEX/IO3/IP3

Beluga 10

Weeks 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 & 25

Hapag/ONE/MSC/CMA/ Cosco/OOCL

IOS/IPAK2/EPIC2/ EPI2/IP2

Beluga 8

Weeks 16 - 23

Hapag/MSC/CMA/ Cosco/OOCL

IOS2/IPAK/EPIC1/ EPIC/IP1

Beluga 7

Weeks 16 - 23

 

Please be advised that, with a delay of 5-6 weeks, corresponding capacity constraints for eastbound shipments are to be expected.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Should you wish to discuss alternative Seafreight services and alternative final delivery options, please contact your Kuehne + Nagel representative who will be happy to help.

Kind regards,

Your Kuehne + Nagel Team


April 15, 2020

Seafreight Update: Far East Eastbound and Transatlantic Westbound Void Sailings - Q2 2020

Further capacity adjustments are currently being made by shipping companies with the cancellation of departures both eastbound on the Europe-Far East route and westbound on departures to the US. Please find below an updated blank sailing overview for both routes.  

Void Sailings Far East Eastbound
Northern Europe to Asia/Australia/Oceania  

Alliance

Alliance Service Name

seaexplorer Loop Name

FEEB Service Blanked

2M

Lion/AE6

Orca 4

Weeks 22 & 24

2M

Swan/AE2

Blue Whale 9

Weeks 21 – 32

2M

Condor/AE7

Blue Whale 4

Weeks 21, 23 & 25

2M

Shogun/AE1

Blue Whale 5

Week 19

Ocean Alliance

FAL1/AEU2/LL4/FX1

Beluga 1

Weeks 17 & 23

Ocean Alliance

FAL3/AEU6/LL5/FX3

Beluga 3

Weeks 16 & 22

Ocean Alliance

FAL5/AEU1/LL1/NE1

Beluga 2

Week 21

Ocean Alliance

FAL6/AEU5/LL6/FX6/CEM

Beluga 5

Week 22

Ocean Alliance

FAL7/AEU7/LL3/FX7/NE7

Beluga 6

Weeks 19, 20 & 23

Ocean Alliance

FAL8/AEU9/LL7/FX8/CES

Beluga 9

Weeks 16, 19, 21 & 23

THEA

FE2

Manta Ray 1

Weeks 16, 20 & 22

THEA

FE3

Manta Ray 2

Weeks 18 & 23

THEA

FE4

Manta Ray 3

Weeks 17, 22 & 24

THEA

FE5

Manta Ray 4

Week 20, 21 & 22

Void Sailings Transatlantic Westbound
Europe - USA

Alliance

Alliance Service Name

seaexplorer Loop Name

TAWB Service Blanked

THEA

AL4

Hammerhead 4

Week 17

THEA

AL1

Hammerhead 1

Week 17

Ocean Alliance

Victory Bridge

Reef Shark 5

Week 17

CMA CGM

Panama Direct

Sunfish 5

Week 18

2M

TA1

Reef Shark 1

Week 17

2M

TA4

Reef Shark 8

Weeks 18 - 22

 

We apologize for any inconvenience caused and recommend that you take the anticipated capacity reductions into consideration for your scheduling and booking.

Should you have questions or wish to discuss alternative seafreight services and delivery options, please contact your Kuehne + Nagel representative who will be happy to help.

Kind regards,

Your Kuehne + Nagel Team


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