Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation News

The Alliance announces Transatlantic Service Network adjustments for 2021

In addition to the network adjustments, the members of THE Alliance will also revise their Transatlantic Network for 2021 to offer customers a more stable network to cater to the growing market demand. The setup of THE Alliance’s network has been evaluated and reconfigured to offer a more focused product with further improved reliability while keeping the existing wide range of port coverages. Restructuring of the Transatlantic services’ set up will commence from Q2 of 2021. Rotati...

The Alliance unveils expanded service network for 2020

The members of the Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming welcomes Hyundai Merchant Marine as a new core member of THE Alliance. With the FMC acceptance of HMM membership, the Alliance offers an attractive upgraded product package and it will be launched around April 1st, 2020. Based on the existing comprehensive network of the Alliance, the newly enhanced product package will offer increasing frequency particularly from South East Asia, as well as new direct port coverage...

The Alliance announces January 2021 sailing plan

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the Alliance have continuously been adapting their resources to match the moving demand of the global shipping market. The details on the January 2021 updates are as follows: Asia and North Europe FP1, FP2. FE2, FE3 will maintain weekly sailings in January. The Alliance will continue the FE4 Extra Loader Program in January. Participation in the Extra Loader Program will be separately advised by respective Lines. Asia and the Mediterranean...

The Alliance announces details of 2020 Middle East Service network

The members of the Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming announced updated details of the 2020 Service Network, focusing on the Asia-Middle East trade lane. The Alliance will introduce three newly organised express loops from early April and these services will provide higher frequency, direct and expanded coverage, and the fastest connection from the respective regions. Asia and the Middle East AG1 Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Xiamen &ndas...

Ocean Network Express, COSCO, OOCL and Yang Ming to launch new East Mediterranean – America Service (EMA)

Ocean Network Express, COSCO Shipping Lines, OOCL and Yang Ming are to launch a new weekly Transatlantic service, East Mediterranean – America Service (code: EMA) to deliver a more efficient and comprehensive service network. The first commencing voyage is on April 2020 (subject to FMC filing). The EMA service, jointly operated by the four lines, will consist of six Panamax vessels. The port rotation for the weekly service is Mersin – Haifa – Alexandria – Istanbul &ndash...

Hyundai Merchant Marine joins the alliance of Ocean Network Express as a full member for a term until 2030

Members of THE Alliance, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd, and Yang Ming announced a fourth member, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), a South Korean container liner shipping company to join The Alliance as a full member. Through this, the members of THE Alliance have also decided to establish a new cooperation with four members and a term until 2030. The actions were agreed in Taipei on 19 June 2019. Subject to the necessary regulatory approvals, the new contract between the four lines wil...

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