Carriers switch to Qingdao on Asia/U.S. East Coast service
Lloyd Triestino and Zim Israel Navigation Co. are switching calls on their joint weekly “Asia USA Express” service from Busan to Qingdao from the last week in October.
The “AUX” service started in April and uses nine ships averaging 2,637 TEUs, with Zim providing five vessels and Lloyd Triestino four. Evergreen Marine takes space on the service between Asia and Panama only.
The revised port rotation for the “AUX” service is Shanghai; Ningbo; Qingdao; Cristobal, Panama; Kingston, Jamaica; Port Everglades, Fla.; Savannah, Ga.; Norfolk, Va.; Kingston; Cristobal; Shanghai; Ningbo and Qingdao.