CKYHE Alliance Reshuffles European Service Network

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The pan-Asian container shipping alliance CKYHE Alliance, comprising COSCON, “K”Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line announced that the members were reorganizing their service network for Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades in 2016.

The reorganization comes as a counter measure to overcapacity issues coupled with feeble demand with the aim of “enhancing service efficiency, providing stable transit time and offering more flexible  port-pair options.”

The new organization will see one Asia-North Europe service cut and one Asia-Mediterranean service added when compared to the previous structure announced in February this year.

Under the new arrangement, CKYHE Alliance said it would provide five Asia-North Europe services (NE2/NE3/NE5-CEM/NE6/NE7) and four Asia-Mediterranean services (MD1/MD2/HPM-MD3/FEM), boosting its port coverage throughout Asia, North Europe, East Mediterranean, and West Mediterranean region from end of March of 2016.

 

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