33 services covering all East West trade lanes with 250 modern and most efficient ships / Short transit times / Fast shuttle services / Dedicated Middle East loops / New Indian Sub-Continent PSW pendulum service / Comprehensive port coverage with over 81 ports in Asia, North Europe, the Mediterranean, North and Central America, the Middle East as well as India
After a successful first year of cooperation, today the members of THE Alliance announced the details for their enhanced product effective from April 2018. THE Alliance plans to deploy a fleet of more than 250 modern ships in the Asia /Europe, North Atlantic and Trans-Pacific trade lanes including the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf/Red Sea.
The new product of THE Alliance will feature eight services in the Asia/Europe trade including three services covering the Mediterranean market. 16 joint services will be operated by THE Alliance members on the Trans Pacific trade. Seven loops will serve the North Atlantic trade covering a wide range of North European and Mediterranean ports as well as those in the US, Canada and Mexico and two in Middle East. The base-plan port rotations of the total 33 services will be as follows:
The service network of THE Alliance is expected to cover more than 19 ports in Asia including 7 Chinese and 5 Japanese ports with direct calls as well as 21 ports in the US and Canada, 7 North European and 17 Mediterranean ports, 7 ports in the Middle East and Red Sea, 3 Indian Sub-Continent ports, and 7 ports in Central America/Caribbean