MCC revises calls on key intra-Asia loop
MCC Transport, the intra-Asia subsidiary of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, has significantly altered the rotation of one of its key services in the trade, the line said Friday.
From Aug. 12, MCC's IA-6 service will have a rotation of Yantian, Xiamen, Keelung, Hakata, Busan, Incheon, Busan, Vladivostok, Vostochniy, Busan, Kaohsiung, Yantian, Hong Kong, Haiphong, Hong Kong and Yantian.
The new rotation will see calls dropped in Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas and Da Nang, while calls in Incheon, Vladivostok, and Vostochniy will be new, according to American Shipper affiliate ComPair Data. Other changes in the new rotation include second calls in Yantian and Busan, while the Keelung call will be made prior to those in Hakata and Busan. In the current rotation, the Taiwanese port is called on the southbound leg from Northeast Asia.
The service, according to ComPair Data, operates with four vessels with an average capacity of 1,118 TEUs. CNC Line, CMA CGM's intra-Asia specialist subsidiary, takes slots.
The revised schedule will provide new direct service from the Russian ports and Incheon to China, MCC said.