Blanking Announcement for Chinese National Holiday On Transpacific Services
Due to expected slow volume pick-up in connection with the upcoming Chinese National Holiday (Golden Week), Maersk endeavours to balance our network to match reduced demand in October. Below you will find a summary of void sailings on Transpacific services. We aim to minimize the impact to our customers by securing reliable alternative routings.
Please feel free to reach out to your local Maersk Customer Service representatives or check https://www.maersk.com/local-information and https://www.maersk.com/schedules/ for more details.
Far East Asia to North America
North America to Far East Asia
Eagle Express 1 Void Sailing
Please be informed of the following void sailing that will be implemented on our Asia-North America service in September due to scheduled vessel dry dock.
To minimize impact to our customers, alternative sailings are available for your cargo originally intended on the advised void sailing.
Contingency plan for EX1 – PRESIDENT WILSON
• Cargo from Shanghai / Yangtze area / Indonesia to load on vessel voyage CMA CGM ROSSINI (0TXSUE1MA) ETA Shanghai 23-SEP-2020
• Cargo from Qingdao / Lianyungang / Dalian / Xingang / Ningbo / Philippines / Japan / Korea to load on vessel voyage CMA CGM ROSSINI (0TXSUE1MA) ETA Busan 26-SEP-2020
2020 GOLDEN WEEK BLANK SAILINGS – ASIA-NORTH AMERICA NETWORK – UPDATE
The following announcement supersedes our announcement of 8 September 2020 about Asia-North America network blank sailings.
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company plans to exclude sailings during Golden Week holiday on its Asia-North America Network due to the anticipated slowdown in demand during and after this period.
The change will help us to match capacity with the expected weaker market demand for shipping services. However, you may continue to place bookings as usual as we are arranging alternate routings.
Our blank sailing programme will start as from week 40 as per the below:
ASIA TO U.S. EAST COAST
WEEK 40 OMISSION
Blanking voyage 1E, ETA Tianjin 01.10.2020 To and Via: Kingston, Savannah, Charleston, Jacksonville, Wilmington All shipments from Tianjin, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan will be served via alternative services.
ASIA TO CANADA AND U.S. WEST COAST
WEEK 41 OMISSION
Blanking voyage UM41N, ETA Nansha 09.10.2020 To and Via: Prince Rupert, Vancouver All shipments from Nansha, Yantian, Shanghai, Busan, Yokohama will be served via alternative services.
WEEK 43 OMISSION
Blanking voyage US43N, ETA Yantian 20.10.2020 To and Via: Long Beach All shipments from Yantian, Ningbo will be served via alternative services.
U .S. EAST COAST TO ASIA
WEEK 45 OMISSION
Blanking voyage 10W, ETA Savannah 04.11.2020 To and Via: Busan, Tianjin, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai All shipments from Savannah, Charleston, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Kingston will be served via alternative services.
CANADA AND U.S. WEST COAST TO ASIA
WEEK 44 OMISSION
Blanking voyage UM44S, ETA Prince Rupert 27.10.2020 To and Via: Nansha, Yantian, Shanghai, Busan, Yokohama All shipments from Prince Rupert, Vancouver will be served via alternative services.
WEEK 46 OMISSION
Blanking voyage US46S, ETA Yantian 06.11.2020 To and Via: Yantian, Ningbo All shipments from Long Beach will be served via alternative services.
Golden Week Vessel Idling Program Trans-Pacific Service
(San Francisco, CA)…As a result of reduced demand due to Golden Week holiday we will adjust our network to match expected market demands. Below you will find a summary of void sailings:
In light of the above void sailings, the following return voyages will also be voided.