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North America West Coast to Australia/New Zealand Service - Updated Port Rotation and Single Loop Implementation

(Morristown, NJ)…Further to our announcement on October 15, 2018 regarding the implementation of a single loop covering North America West Coast to Australia & New Zealand, we would like to provide updated details on the phase out of the existing 2 string system and the first sailings of the single loop.

Our fortnightly PNW service will wind down with “Balao” v. 119 which will make discharge only calls at the ports of Vancouver, Seattle, and Oakland before phasing out of the service.

Vancouver exports will instead load to “Halifax Express” v. 837E on October 26 – 27 and tranship in Oakland onto “ANL Warrnambool” v. 812S.

Seattle exports will load to “ANL Walwa” v. 811s which will make an ad hoc port call in Seattle on October 29 – 30. Please see the following for updated schedule details:

  ANL Walwa v. 811s ANL Warrnambool v. 812s
Seattle October 29 - 30 N/A
Vancouver N/A N/A
Oakland November 1 - 2 November 2 - 3*
Long Beach November 4 - 5 November 4 - 6
Auckland November 14 - 15 November 19 - 20
Sydney November 18 - 19 November 23 - 24
Melbourne November 22 - 23 November 26 - 27
Adelaide N/A November 28 - 29
Sydney N/A December 1 - 2
Tauranga N/A December 6 - 7

*includes Vancouver loads from “Halifax Express” v. 837 E

Following the departure of “ANL Warrnambool” v. 812S, the single loop rotation will commence with “Melina” v. 814S. The ports of Seattle, Vancouver, and Adelaide will continue to be called on a fortnightly basis.

Please see rotation and sailing details for the first 2 sailings on the single loop:

  Melina v. 814s ANL Tongala v. 815s
Oakland November 9 - 10 November 16 - 17
Seattle November 13 - 14 N/A
Vancouver November 14 - 15 N/A
Long Beach November 18 - 19 November 25 - 26
Auckland December 3 - 4 December 10 - 11
Sydney December 7 - 8 December 14 - 15
Melbourne December 10 - 11 December 17 - 18
Adelaide December 12 - 13 N/A
Sydney December 15 - 16 December 22 - 23

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.