March 31, 2011 - Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd (HL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), along with Partner ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd (ZIM) are pleased to jointly announce the new co-operation with Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) within the Trans-Pacific All Water sector.
The South China East Coast Express 2 (SCE2) will be launched on 12th May 2011, in conjunction with the enhancement of the established South China East Coast Express (SCE), offering a comprehensive service network for Lines’ respective customers’ requirements.
The new SCE2, with coverage on Pusan, Central China and South China in Asia, will offer an efficient service to the Southern US East Coast ports complementing the established SCE. SCE will be enhanced with a direct Westbound linkage to Miami, while Kingston will be covered by SCE2.
The port rotations of SCE and SCE2 are as follows:
SCE effective from 13th May 2011
Kaohsiung > Shekou > Hong Kong > Panama Canal > New York > Norfolk >Savannah > Miami > Panama Canal > Kaohsiung
SCE2 effective from 12th May 2011
Pusan > Shanghai (Yangshan) > Xiamen > Da Chan Bay > Hong Kong > Yantian > Panama Canal > Manzanillo > Kingston > Savannah > Charleston > Kingston > Manzanillo > Panama Canal > Pusan
GA, ZIM and HMM provide extensive services for US East Coast market in order to meet customers’ requirements.